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Hotels

THE BRIDGE HOTEL - NORTH LAKE DISTRICT

Set between Buttermere and Crummock Water and surrounded by the famous Buttermere Fells, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, the hotel is on a site which has been occupied for 1000 years.

Website: www.bridge-hotel.com
Contact: 017687 70252

THE SWAN HOTEL - GRASMERE, NR AMBLESIDE

Built in 1650 as a coaching inn, and referred to in Wordsworth's poem 'The Waggoner', the Swan Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in the Lake District. Nestled in the Cumbrian countryside, with views across the Fells and access to several challenging trails, this cosy and inviting hotel is ideal for any event.

Website: http://www.macdonaldhotels.co.uk
Contact: 0844 879 9120

THE ROYAL AT HAYFIELD–PEAK DISTRICT

A Grade II-listed, 18th century coaching inn set in the picturesque village of Hayfield, the gateway to the Peak District’s majestic gritstone plateau of Kinder Scout.

Website: http://theroyalathayfield.com/
Contact: 01663 742721

Landscape Photography Workshops

MARK GILLIGAN FBIPP

Mark Gilligan is an accredited Landscape photographer and a Fellow of the British Institute of Professional Photography.He has his own photographic series in 'Lake District Life' and 'Lancashire Life'and his work regularly appears in national and regional walking publications such as 'The Great Outdoors', 'Cumbria' and 'Country Walking'.

Website: http://www.wastwaterphotography.co.uk/
Contact: 07946 316769

Cafes

INGLESPORT

Hot breakfasts all day, homemade soup, daily specials, homemade cakes, tea and coffee with a smile

For more information please visit: http://inglesport.com/the-cafe

THE MOEL SIABOD CAFE

Situated in the centre of Capel Curig in the heart of Snowdonia The Moel Siabod Café seeks to provide excellent food & drinks at a reasonable price with a warm & friendly welcome. Other services include a large car park (which is free to use from 07:00 to 19:00) and a wealth of free information in the cafe designed to help you enjoy your visit to North Wales.

For more information please visit: https://www.moelsiabodcafe.co.uk/

YORKSHIRE BRIDGE INN

A very warm Peak District welcome to the famous and hugely popular Visit England 4 Star & SILVER AWARDED Yorkshire Bridge Inn and Residential Inn - situated close to Ladybower reservoir in Derbyshire's lovely Hope Valley.

For more information please visit: http://www.yorkshire-bridge.co.uk/ 

J36 CAFE AMBIO

Located at the Rural Auction Centre, you will find the same amazing menu served in all Café Ambios with a few specials on auction days.

For more information please visit: http://cafeambio.co.uk/ 

Outdoor Gear Suppliers

SHERPA ADVENTURE GEAR

Sherpa Adventure Gear was inspired by the many unsung Sherpa heroes of Everest. Their goal is to create outstanding outdoor clothing and gear you can depend on and show you a glimpse of the Sherpa culture and way of life while supporting the Sherpa community back in Nepal.

Website: http://www.sherpaadventuregear.co.uk/

KEELA

Founded over 25 years ago on the East coast of Scotland and with its HQ still in Glenrothes, Keela aims to produce quality outdoor clothing packed with innovation and technology. End users include Mountain Rescue Teams, Police Forces and Military from all around the World.

Website: http://www.keela.co.uk/

PACERPOLE - SHAPING THE FUTURE!

Pacerpoles' unique design is based on anatomical / biomechanical research for transmitting maximum arm power and leverage without wasting effort. You’ll only need to hold Pacerpoles to feel the difference in comfort; by using them you’ll feel the difference in power.

For more information please visit: www.Pacerpole.com

Mountain Safety Websites

MOUNTAIN SAFETY WEBSITE

Free information & advice for UK hill walkers. 300+ pages of tips and advice so that you can be safer in your travels in the UK's hills & mountains.

For more information please visit: http://www.mountainsafety.co.uk/

MOUNTAIN WEATHER INFORMATION SERVICE

MWIS currently produce forecasts for 8 different mountain areas of the UK as an aid to mountain safety.Forecasts are produced manually using information from a range of forecast models and forecasters’ knowledge of mountain weather. New forecasts, for the next three days are produced by 4:30pm daily.

Website: http://www.mwis.org.uk/

MOUNTAIN TRAINING

Mountain Training is the collective term used to describe all of the Home Nation Mountain Training Boards of the UK and Ireland. Each Home Nation Mountain Training Board manages the associated skills and award schemes, along with the course Providers assigned to them.

Website: http://www.mountain-training.org/

MOUNTAIN TRAINING ASSOCIATION

The Mountain Training Association (MTA) is a membership organisation for climbing, walking and mountain leaders in the UK and `Ireland.

Website: http://www.mountain-training.org/associations/mountain-training-association/about-mta

THE BRITISH MOUNTAINEERING COUNCIL

The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) is the representative body that exists to protect the freedoms and promote the interests of climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers.

Website: https://www.thebmc.co.uk/