Archive recipe: Old Westmorland Sweetbake

Old Westmorland Sweetbake First published: June 2018 Delicious pastries filled with dried fruit and spices, mostly, but not always, with rum included, are an old favourite in the Lake District. Here’s a version of a recipe originally from the Kirkby Stephen area: it’s...

Archive walk: Borrowdale and High Spy

High Spy with my little eye Keith Wood combines a riverside stroll with an airy ridgewalk to see both faces of Borrowdale   First published: July 2007 Whatever your motivation for walking in the Lake District, be it the sense of achievement of climbing one of the...

Archive feature: Final Farewell for the Lady of the Lamp

Final Farewell for the Lady of the Lamp First published: April 1994, by Linda Viney Peg Braithwaite – the lady of the lamp at Walney Island PEG Braithwaite, the only principal woman lighthouse keeper in England, is finally packing away her yellow dusters and retiring...