New for Christmas! Cards, calendar and more...

Locked down for the second time, and with most of our local stockists closed, we are busy at Inspired by Lakeland HQ sending out Christmas orders direct to customers, including two new card ranges, as well as our popular books, gifts and homeware. 

So here's a selection of our best-selling stocking fillers...

Jim Watson cards

Nostalgic Lake District Christmas - 6 cards

Six nostalgic Christmas cards depicting much-loved Lakeland scenes in the snow by long-time Cumbria and Lakeland Walker magazine illustrator and cartoonist Jim Watson. Jim's watercolour illustrations of iconic Lakeland locations – from Ambleside's Bridge House to Keswick's market place – evoke magic winter days in the heart of the Lakes.

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Herdwick Christmas cards

Herdwicks of the Lake District - 6 Christmas cards

Beautifully made, high quality Christmas cards featuring our much-loved 'Herdwicks of the Lake District' designed and illustrated by Evelyn Sinclair. These unique cards of the iconic Herdwick come in packs of six cards with three each of two designs: 'Baa humbug (Meh)' and 'We wish ewe a Merry Christmas'.  

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Terry Abraham's 'Life On The Mountains' Calendar 2021 *** Last few left ***

This 2021 wall calendar features photographs from the award-winning Life of a Mountain film-maker Terry Abraham. 

Printed in Penrith on sustainable FSC paper and card, the large-format A3 calendar features 12 of Terry's most iconic images, along with all-new captions detailing Terry's life on the fells.

From Bowfell to Scafell Pike, Blencathra to Helvellyn, each month features a different Lakeland image, alongside a day-by-day calendar with plenty of space to record events.

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The Lake District in 101 Maps & Infographics

The Lake District in 101 Maps and Infographics

*** Winner of Lakeland Book of the Year 2020 ***

134 pages of maps, illustrations and infographics celebrating the unique culture, landscape, history, humour, dialect, wildlife and people of the Lake District and Cumbria.

  • What are the most popular fells in Lakeland?

  • Where in Cumbria is happiest?

  • What’s the number one reason for Mountain Rescue callouts?

  • Which village is nearly all holiday homes

  • And how can you visit 24 pubs in 12 hours?

Geographer David Felton, illustrator Evelyn Sinclair and designer Andrew Chapman combine data with exquisite visualisations to reveal the Lake District in ways that have never been seen before.

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And finally...

Iconic Pubs of the Lake District Tea Towel

The perfect end to a day on the fells? A pint or three at one of the Lake District's iconic pubs. Our new tea towel, illustrated by Evelyn Sinclair, is a visual celebration of our favourite drinking hostelries, from the Kirkstile Inn to The Unicorn; Old Dungeon Ghyll to the Britannia; Woolpack to Tweedies; Wasdale Head Inn to the Eagle & Child.

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