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Monthly Archives: November 2010

“What a fantastic apartment and location”

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The latest entry in our guestbook reads:

Wow! What a fantastic apartment and location, we had a ball. Recommend Infusion, Deja Vu and Artisan Café to eat. “Mums on tour”, we will be back!! Thanks, Paul.

“Stunning apartment”

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The latest entry in our guestbook reads:

The smile didn’t leave my face all week long!  Stunning apartment with a faultless service from Paul. I’ll tell everyone about the apartment but only after booking next year’s stay. Anyone staying here is in for a treat!! Roll on next year’s holiday!

Interactive Christmas lights in Kendal

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Wainwright’s Yard in Kendal will pulse this Christmas with lights that respond to the rhythm of shoppers moving through it thanks to an installation by the renowned light artist Peter Freeman whose work, largely in the south, includes illuminating bridges, museums, opera houses, arts centres, and more locally the ‘glam rocks’ on Blackpool promenade.

This, innovative Christmas arts project, involving school children, wider community members, Kendal Windows on Art (KWoA) and the tenants of Wainwright’s Yard, is a first for the town and is an alternative to a more traditional lighting approach. It forms part of a KWoA community art programme encouraging people to find and showcase their hidden creativity.

Alongside Peter’s sparkling installation, site specific artworks by local artists Pam Williamson and Trevor Avery and wintry art displays by pupils at Ghyllside Primary School, working with Nicki Smith, will be in Wainwright’s Yard.

The Christmas lights official switch in the yard takes place at 6pm on Friday 12th November 2010.

Full page feature in Cumbria Life

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There’s a full page write-up about our property in this month’s issue of Cumbria Life.  If you would like to see the article, there’s a copy here (PDF file).

Free entry at South Lakes Wild Animal Park

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South Lakes Wild Animal Park has decided to throw open the doors free of charge to everyone from 1st November 2010 through until 13th February 2011. And children are all free right the way through until Good Friday 2011!

With lots going on everyday including hand-feeding giraffes, penguins, kangaroos and emus; new summer arrivals – jaguars, giant otters, pacas, and of course the latest very special arrival – Kadi the Sumatran Tiger cub, the park is always a great day out.

To help you plan your visit, here are the park’s feeding times:
11.30am & 3.45pm – Hand feed giraffes & conservation talk
2.30pm – Watch tigers and jaguars hunt for their dinner & conservation talk, followed by hand feeding of penguins & conservation talk
3.20pm – Lions hunt for their dinner & conservation talk
Every Day – Hand feed kangaroos & emus
Seasonal – Hand feed Santa’s reindeer

The Maki restaurant and Wild Things gift shop will be open every day.  During the popular Magic of Christmas which begins on Saturday 27th November 2010, the park is open until 8pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday; visits to the nativity & Santa’s grotto and the skating rink will incur additional costs.

“A fabulous anniversary”

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The latest entry in our guestbook reads:

We’ve had a fabulous anniversary in your luxurious abode, we’ll definitely be back! Mumbai’s Indian is worth a visit.