Walking in the Footsteps of Wainwright
Wed, 01 Jan 2020
The very name of Buttermere conjures up a dream of indulgence . . . a lake of butter to spread on hot toast, or to pile an inch-thick buttercream on a huge sponge cake.The dream comes true if you check in at Hassness Country House, overlooking the water and also overlooking any thought of trying...
Escape to Hassness Haven
Mon, 25 Jan 2016
Although we were still miles away, winding through the dense greenery, the Hassness House, in all of its ivory glory, had already begun to peer across Lake Buttermere. While its architecture shows its history, the house recently underwent some exciting refurbishment, to ensure Hassness can...
Hassness: Lakeland’s hidden treasure
Mon, 25 Jan 2016
Darren Fields is new to our team and to the joys of walking holidays in the UK. So we sent him to Hassness, our very own country house on the shores of Buttermere in the Lake District, to break in his new walking boots. Now he can’t wait to go back…
The Wainwright Memorial Walk
Tue, 19 Jan 2016
This is a wonderful set of walks in the Lake District that covers a good selection of the upper fells that were made famous by the late Alfred Wainwright.
Great Week At Hassness House
Fri, 08 Jan 2016
With winter approaching, and thinking of warmer weather, I wanted to tell everyone about 18 lucky Ramblers who enjoyed a great week at the stunningly located Hassness House on the banks of beautiful Buttermere in the Western Lake District.
Fun and Games in the Lakes
Sun, 03 Jan 2016
As a new employee in the company and having worked with predominantly young people in the past I was keen to see how Ramblers Worldwide Holidays operates with young people.