Links to useful businesses in the English Lake District
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Lake District Activities
A working space for artists, Exhibitions and open days, Specialist courses and workshops. A fantastic studio in the cultural village of Staveley nr. Windermere hosted by David Penn and Pam Williamson.
Booths Supermarkets in Windermere and Ulveston are open until 8pm Mon-Sat and 4pm on Sun. They stock a wide variety of groceries and specialise in local and organic produce.
Explore the Lakes of the world and discover some incredible creatures – from otters in Asia, piranhas in the Americas and cheeky marmosets in the Rainforest. Not forgetting all your favourite creatures that live a bit closer to home, including diving ducks in the spectacular underwater tunnel, as well as seahorses and rays at the seashore. Remember to pay a visit to the world’s first Virtual Dive Bell. Experience an amazing interactive adventure and come face to face with awesome virtual creatures including a terrifying shark, changing hippo and fierce crocodile – without getting wet! .
Go Ape - high wire forest adventure, best tourism experience 2005. In the heart of the Lake Districts Grizedale Forest.
Recycle waste such as paper, bottles and cans (sites in Windermere, Backbarrow and Ulverston, see this site for details).

Explore Lakeland towns and villages and discover the history of the area at its castles and historical houses many of which are owned by the National Trust.
Visit Wilf’s Café in Staveley nr. Kendal for locally sourced vegetarian food and areal hip place to hangout. You can enjoy free guided walks on Fridays and Sundays in the summer months.
Low Sizergh Barn has won many awards for its organic local produce and its working organic dairy farm. Why not visit its newly refurbished café (refurbished by local bespoke furniture designer John Purcell where you can view the organic dairy herd being milked.
Taffy Thomas is one of the countries most celebrated story tellers. From his home in Grasmere village where he has a storytelling garden he travels the world regaling stories old and new to spellbound audiences.

Well-Being & Enviroment
Tipi Living a simple living book by Patrick Whitefield for sale along with other subject info, magazines and books all on the subject of sustainable eco-living.
The Fairies Party Calendar, keep in touch with Fairyland activities. The Fairyland Trust aims to engage children, families and others in conservation, by appreciating the magic of nature. It uses myths, legends, folklore and magical traditions to introduce ecology and natural history. It works to encourage the exploration and discovery of wildlife and natural places and things through enjoyment and by stimulating the imagination. Because of this, it does not use images of fairies, elves or other 'magical things' - only nature itself.
A directory of alternative & complementary therapists, counselling, organic food, vegetarian cafés, health products, eco-products, martial arts, meditation, personal growth, sustainable crafts, green businesses.
The Medicine Garden, medical herbalist in Ulverston combines herbal consultation with nutritional advice and shows you how to put together foods with herbs which make… “food your medicine and medicine your food” (Hippocrates).
Low-Impact Living Initiative (LILI) is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to help people reduce their impact on the environment, improve their quality of life, gain new skills, live in a healthier and more satisfying way, have fun, and save money.
Laura Clare Yoga teaching yoga across Cumbria. Laura teaches Yoga to groups, classes for schools and individuals. Laura runs Therapeutic Yoga sessions and host a variety of Yoga workshops.
For the most fantastic accommodation on Tiree book TWO HARVESTS in Balemartine this light, modern and spacious house sleeps 6, for information ring Robbie and Lesley Larg Telephone - 07803 598021 or 07736 685925 or check out self-catering accommodation on the Isle of Tiree website.

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Wolf Glen Tipis make the best handcrafted Sioux Indian Tipis. Wolf Glen Tipis are lovingly made by hand in the heart of the Scottish Borders. Traditional Sioux designs combine with outstanding craftsmanship and quality materials to create a unique, versatile shelter that is both beautiful and practical.
Middle Wood Trust is a charity set up to provide education in sustainable methods of wildlife conservation, food production, forestry, energy production, building methods and harmonious living
Full Circle - Lake District Yurts are a Yurt Hotel Company located in the beautiful grounds of Rydal Hall right in the heart of the Cumbria. The Yurt comes complete with wood burning heater, beds, oven, stove, lighting and much more. You are guarenteed to have a wonderful experience of living at nature's door and of a very different Holiday in the Lake District!
Lakeland Web Design are a web design company based in Cumbria offering affordable website design services including; Custom Web Design, Content Managed Systems, Web Hosting, Logos & Branding and more, visit our portfolio of work to see examples.
Adrenalin Compagniet are an events management team based in Norway who realize the production of small and large scale events. Adrenalin host a multitude of products from deep sea diving to abseiling and adventure tours.
A true Alaskan wilderness experience in the comfort of a Bristol Bay fishing lodge. Whether you fish or hunt we provide you with a variety of opportunities and campsites on the fabled Nushagak River.
Casanova Menswear, a mens clothing store in Carlisle stocking the highest quality in mens clothing. Casanova stock Suits, Shirts & Ties, Casual Wear, Jeans, Trousers, Evening Wear, Belts & Shoes. Here at Casanova we offer a very friendly service and are more than happy to help you find that outfit your looking for. Look no further for clothing in Cumbria, come and see us at Casanova Menswear.
The Place To Potter ceramic cafe and gift shop. Located in the Scottish Borders in the town of Peebles they offer the evermore popular, walk in pottery cafe, where you can sit, relax and be creative.
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Rent An Aquarium hire luxurious show aquariums at affordable prices with Fantastic Fish from the highest quality breeders and carefully selected suppliers.
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For the most fantastic accommodation on Tiree book TWO HARVESTS in Balemartine this light, modern and spacious house sleeps 6, for information ring Robbie and Lesley Larg Telephone - 07803 598021 or 07736 685925 or check out self-catering accommodation on the Isle of Tiree website.
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