From magnificent houses and mighty castles, to stunning coastline and dramatic landscapes, there’s plenty to explore in the North West.
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William Wordsworth’s wild childhood is the inspiration for a season of #wildtime in the Lake District. William spent his days swimming in the Derwent, reading on its banks, chasing butterflies, hunting for birds’ nests and roaming nearby lanes and fields. His love of nature fed his imagination and grew up to be one of the world’s favourite poets.
King Pocky's Derwentwater Regatta
Derwentwater Regatta returns for a third year of madness and mayhem - try your hand at kayaking, paddle-boarding, rowing, or sailing a in a Viking Long Boat!
Rosa Stamford's Sanctuary
A rose commemorating the Stamford Hospital and its patients was launched at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show on Monday 18 May.
Renewable energy at Quarry Bank
A new hydro-electric scheme installed at Quarry Bank will see us take another step forward to achieving our renewable energy goals.
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Dunham Massey is a finalist for the prestigious Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015. This is an award which highlights excellence, innovation and imagination within UK museums and galleries.