Useful Links

The Parish of Crosthwaite and Lyth
Visit the community web site for "The Damson Valley".

Westmorland Gazette Food & Drink
The place to find damson recipes, including one from renowned chef Simon Rimmer, who has given persmission for the damson bread and butter pudding recipe from his forthcoming new book 'Rebel Cook' to be reproduced.

Brogdale Horticultural Trust
Brogdale is home to the National Fruit Collections, the largest collection of varieties of fruit trees in the world. Over 2,300 different varieties of apple, 550 of pear, 350 of plum, 220 of cherry, 320 varieties of bush fruits, as well as smaller collections of nuts & vines are grown here in 150 acres of beautiful orchards.

Brigsteer Village Hall

Food Lovers Britain
We're the tastiest website offering the most comprehensive listing of Britain's approved places to buy, eat, stay, visit and learn about quality food. With new food events, food fairs, recipes, stimulating articles, book reviews and seasonal food every month.

South Lakeland Orchard Group (SLOG)
The South Lakeland Orchard Group was formed in 2007 by people who are passionate about orchard fruits in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, England.

Orchard and Garden services
Dick Palmer, joint founder of South Lakeland Orchard Group, is a gardener, arborist, orchard worker, cider and perry  maker working in Cumbria and the north of England . Please contact:-   Tel: 07799 615750/ 01229 716724

National Online Orchard Marketplace
This national online marketplace, initiated by the Gloucestershire Orchard Group and webmaster Pete Smith, will help unite those with orchard produce offered and wanted, reducing food miles. The more orchards are valued economically, the less likely they are to be grubbed up or neglected. This map-based site is funded by the National Trust/Natural England Orchard Project and Heritage Lottery fund, in association with the Gloucestershire Orchard Group and Hartpury Heritage Trust.

Stay in the Lake District
The Lake District is located in the North West of England and is home to England’s highest mountain and largest lake. Throughout  spring, summer, autumn and winter the lakes offer fantastic accommodation for holidays or short breaks. From special offers and late deals throughout July & August, to escaping those autumn and winter blues. Take a short break during the October half term, or book one of our Lake District cottages to make Christmas and New Year extra special.


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