Zoë Dawes, aka The Quirky Traveller, is a travel writer based in North West England. She delights in looking at life and travel from a different viewpoint, focusing on the unusual and interesting around the world. Awarded Britain’s Best Travel Blogger in 2011, her blog is regularly featured in Top 20 travel lists in the UK. You can follow her on Twitter @quirkytraveller and on her blog The Quirky Traveller.
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As well as sheep-clad mountains, clear-water rivers, fertile valleys and its many lakes, the Lake District in Cumbria has exciting adventure parks, fascinating museums, great pubs, top quality restaurants and some of the best tea shops in the country. It’s England’s most beautiful National Park, so come and discover why. The ‘auld grey town’ of […]
OK, so you’ve been for a sail on Lake Windermere, climbed a fell to look at the view, had a Cumberland Sausage sandwich in a cosy pub and sheltered from the rain in a shop selling all things Beatrix Potter. Now what? Here are four of my favourite things to do around the Lake District, […]