Ambleside Climbing Wall - 35ft climbing wall for all abilities - cafe on site
Appleby Horse Fair - A website for both travellers and visitors to the annual gathering - June 7th to 13th in 2012
BBC Cumbria - Access to County News, Events and Weather.
Broadband Cumbria - a glossary of broadband jargon
Brockhole - the Lake District National Park Visitor Centre at Windermere
Citizens Advice Debt Advice Line - free, confidential telephone debt advice service for anyone living in the Noth East & Cumbria.
Connecting Cumbria - the website for Cumbria County Council's county wide project to deliver superfast broadband across Cumbria by 2015.
Cumbria County Council - Cumbria County Council responsible for schools, main roads, bus services
Cumbria CVS - Cumbria Council for Voluntary Service offers help, advice, training and support to third sector groups throughout Cumbria, whether established or starting out. They also support individual volunteers as well as voluntary and community groups.
Cumbria Police and Crime Commissioner - the website gives info on what the Commissioner has been doing, how to contact him, and how to get info on crime statistics etc.
Cumberland & Westmorland Herald - On line access to many of the articles published in the newspaper, including a very useful archive search.
Cumbria Crown Prosecution Service - Describes how the Crown Prosecution Service is organised in Cumbria and how to get involved
Cumbria Equality Resource Centre - Provides information and resources on Equality and Diversity and specific areas of race, faith, disability and sexuality for people and agencies within the Third, Public and Private sectors in Cumbria
Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service - Website gives information about the service and how to book a free Home Fire Safety visit.
Cumbria Police - The Cumbria Police Website provides information about local police news, neighbourhood watch, links to Crime Mapping which show crime statisics for each area, details of local policing teams etc.
Cumbria Road Safety Partnership - Provides information on all aspects of road safety in Cumbria including accident statistics and travel news.
Cumbria Tourism - Go Lakes - the official Cumbria Tourism website - guide and links to travel, attractions, etc
Cumbria Woodturners Association - Membership organisation for those interested in woodturning, meet monthly at the Bryce Institute in Burnside, just outside Kendal
Cup marked outcrop at Beckstones Farm - An interesting page, produced by Paul and Barbara Brown, which describes the cluster of 30 or so cups in the rock outcrop near Beckstones - considered to be prehistoric rock art.
Diver's Video of Ullswater Wreck - This is a short video, that was posted on YouTube, of a wreck that a diver found in Ullswater in 2006. The wreck is in excellent condition and as you will see by all of the artifacts on her she had not been dived before. Subsequent research has revealed that the vessel was built in the Clyde for a minor celebrity racing driver in the 1920s and it was lost in the 1930s. He has even managed to trace the family of the owner!.
Eddington Astronomical Society - organisation for those interested in Astronomy, meet monthly in Kendal Museum
Eden Credit Union Study Group - the website gives info on what credit unions do, what the Study Group is doing to establish a credit union in Eden and how to become involved.
Eden District Council - Local district council responsible for minor roads, licensing, collecting rubbish, Jenkins field
Emergency NHS Contact Numbers - Out of Hours phone numbers for GP services, NHS Direct and emergency dental treatment in Cumbria
Entertainment - Local Cinemas , Theatres & Concerts
Flora of the Fells - This initiative aims to raise awareness of the special nature of Cumbria’s mountain landscapes. The Flora of the Fells project organises many unusual and interesting walks, talks and visits around Cumbria. A full list of these can be found on their web-site, although we do try to include local events in our 'What's On' page.
Friends of the Lake District - An organisation established in 1934 that is dedicated to protecting and conserving the Lake District.
Geocaching - Over 700,000 caches have been hidden around the world. This link shows the general locations of the caches that have been hidden in this area and how to go about searching for them.
Glenridding Guides - Guided walks, rock climbing, abseiling, and navigation courses.
Glenridding Health Centre - Glenridding Health Centre website - gives opening hours etc.
Glenridding Sailing Centre - Everything you need for messing about on the lake: hire of sailing dinghies and traditional boats, canoes and kayaks and windsurfers; expert tuition and boat launching
Houses and Gardens of Cumbria - Listing of weblinks to historic houses and gardens to visit in Cumbria
Kendal Calling - Three day annual music festival held in July in Lowther Park
Keswick Mountain Festival - Three day festival in May each year - activities, talks , films
Lake District and Cumbria Events Listing - Listing of 2012 events , organised by location
Lake District National Park Authority - Lake District National Park Authority. Planning applications. Weather for the national park. Events.
Lake District National Park Valley Planning - An LDNPA valley planning initiative to improve delivery of community aspirations .
Lake District Ski Club - The Lake District Ski Club was founded by skiing enthusiasts in 1936 and runs a button tow on Raise when the weather is right
Lake District Summer Music Festival - website gives provisional dates for 2012
Lakeland Climbing Centre - Climbing wall in Kendal - indoor and outdoor climbing, courses etc.
Maryport Blues Festival - Annual 3 day Blues Festival - July 27 to 29 in 2012
Museums and Galleries
Passenger Ship Website - The link to this site has been set to show vessels on Ullswater. The site gives details and histories for each of the vessels (including 'Western Belle') and has a wonderful collection of photographs and postcards, including one of 'Lady of the Lake' when she sank in September 1950.
Patterdale Broadband Campaign Microsite - Patterdale Today's website linked to the Broadband Cumbria campaign
Patterdale Community Development Centre - Find out about the latest computer training courses and other activities that are available.
Patterdale Dog Day - The Home Page for the Patterdale Dog Day Show. Includes details of events, history and pictures from previous shows.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team - Visit this site to learn more about our 'local' Mountain Rescue Team, take a virtual tour of the Rescue Centre, or look at the records of Rescues undertaken.
Patterdale Patter - A great website for historical information - it is particularly useful for the Family Historian. There is also a fine collection of old Postcard Photos by Joseph Lowe
Patterdale Post Office - Visit this web site to find out opening times for the Post Office and Shop
Patterdale School - Prospectus for Patterdale Church of England Primary School
Patterdale Triathlon Club - The Patterdale Triathlon Club is a new local group open to all. All keen cyclists, runners and swimmers in and around Patterdale, Cumbria. The club is for fun, training and competing at an amateur level.
Penrith & District Organ Society - the society arranges monthly electronic organ concerts
Penrith Ramblers - Local Ramblers Association, list of planned walks
Records of Patterdale 1903 - This interesting book, written by the Reverend William Prosser Morris in 1903 is quite rare. However, an american library has scanned the book and made it available in a variety of formats, to read on-line or to download free
Rheged - The Rheged Discovery Centre close to Penrith in Cumbria. The centre has a number of retail outlets and cafés with a Cumbrian theme, as well as the largest turf roof in Europe and a giant cinema screen.
Ullswater Association - Local businesses, tourism information
Ullswater Lake Safety & Rescue Association - Safety advice & Search & Rescue Services
Ullswater Steamers - For details of sailing times, fares, history and much more
Walking in Cumbria - an enthusiast's website detailing range of walks, walking groups in Cumbria
Westmorland Gazette - Online reports from the South Lakeland weekly newspaper