Barrow school takes to the Lakes to follow in the footsteps of characters from popular film

A Barrow school has followed in the footsteps of adventurous children from a hit British movie filmed in the Lake District. Year Five pupils from Roose School took to Coniston Water in canoes to reenact scenes from the remake of Swallows and Amazons which made its big screen debut in August. Continue reading Barrow school takes to the Lakes to follow in the footsteps of characters from popular film

Feel inspired to get your children back in to reading after BBC tribute to the Lake District

As part of their #LoveToRead campaign the BBC visited the Lake District to explore the landscape that has provided inspiration for some of the best-loved children’s authors of all time. Gabrielle Rowley caught up with TV presenter Simon O’Brien to find out more about the Books That Made Britain documentary. Continue reading Feel inspired to get your children back in to reading after BBC tribute to the Lake District