High Moss is a magnificent Arts and Crafts era house in Portinscale, near Keswick. Built in 1901 for John Stanwell Birkett by the builder Thomas Hodgson, it is an architectural masterpiece designed by William Henry Ward. Built on the side of a steeply sloping hill the house is packed...

Our first trip to Hadrian’s Wall at Bowness-on-Solway was not entirely what we expected – there was no wall as such! Most of the remains have been incorporated into various other buildings over the years, but there is a beautiful mosaic in the shelter that marks the beginning...

Don’t forget to sign up to your favourite events at next month’s Keswick Mountain Festival, whether you fancy just listening to some great music/speakers or taking part in something a bit more physical. The Keswick Mountain Festival takes place between 19-22 May 2016 and for...

We have started to explore the area around Portinscale on our bikes and aside from admiring the incredible beauty of our new home we have had the great fortune to meet some of our fabulous new neighbours doing amazing things like winning this year’s tiger boat...