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Coniston Old Man overlooking the Crake Valley

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For obvious reasons this summer is particularly busy in the Lake District and we know that lots of you will be yearning for places to visit and get away from the crowds. Luckily the Lakes is big enough for there to still be a few areas that remain relatively peaceful, even when the hotspots are thronging with people.

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Seen from a distance, Pike of Blisco is perhaps the least distinctive of the Langdale Pikes. However, this is only in comparison to the truly magnificent rocky ramparts of the likes of Harrison Stickle, Pike of Stickle and Pavey Ark.

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Wild swimming

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Things are definitely heating up in the Lake District and - even for those of us who usually like our water gently bubbling at about 30 degrees in a Jacuzzi - some of the lakes and tarns are beginning to look quite inviting, especially after a long day out in the fells.

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Today Little Langdale is so peaceful and secluded you could be forgiven for thinking it has always been this way. However, take a walk around the valley and you soon come across evidence of a bustling industrial past.

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After what seems a very long time indeed, it made us extremely happy to be able to welcome guests back to the Three Shires Inn for overnight stays in May. But, as well as opening up for humans, we’ve also begun welcoming our first four-legged guests to our new dog-friendly suite, Busk Pike.

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Latterbarrow

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Latterbarrow, overlooking Hawkshead and Windermere, is one of Lakeland’s great viewing platforms. Standing at just 245m it nevertheless offers a wonderful panorama of Langdale, Helvellyn and much more in return for a relatively easy climb.

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It was like somebody turned a tap on in the Lake District on April 12. All of a sudden visitors began flowing back in and, frankly, we’ve been manic ever since.

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Everyone has heard of the famous high fells of the Lake District; peaks like Scafell Pike, Coniston Old Man or Helvellyn. But some of the best views in the area can actually be found on their more diminutive neighbours, which act as great viewing platforms for the surrounding landscape.

One such fell is Loughrigg.

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