Voluntarily driving for almost seven hours across the country with a toddler and a dog sounds like madness.
Cumbria – home to the beautiful Lake District and the county of the first city you reach travelling by road from Scotland down the A74-M74 and then the M6.
It inspired writers such as childhood favourite Beatrix Potter and poet William Wordsworth, and has recently been named a Unesco World Heritage site.
Anna Friel has said she battled “absolutely horrific” weather while filming in the remote Lake District for new series Deep Water.
A Lake District viewpoint immortalised by the artist JMW Turner is to be opened up to the public after being acquired by the National Trust.
The Prince of Wales has marked the 50th anniversary of the opening of the huge Pirelli Tyres factory in Carlisle with a tour of the site.
Richard E Grant has revealed every acting job he secured in his career was the “direct result” of starring in cult classic Withnail And I.
John Cunliffe, the creator of children’s TV classics Postman Pat and Rosie And Jim, has died aged 85, his agent has confirmed.
ITV has announced a six-part, female-led drama set in the Lake District.
Here I am again, bombing down the roller-coaster water flumes like an eight-year-old, legs in the air, swishing erratically from side to side. Worried only that a) someone is coming down right behind me and b) I’ll be able to get out fast enough at the bottom before they land on me.