We had a great day on 1st May, touring the Lake District making the very first purchases using the very first Lake District Pounds! Thanks so much to our LD£ Community of businesses, who made it such a fun day - we can't wait for you to meet them as you explore with your LD£!
Our Founder, Ken, made the very first LD£ purchase to buy a ticket for a cruise on Ullswater. Then we headed off in a fleet of locally run Mountain Goat buses to spend the first LD£ at businesses in Bowness-on-Windermere, Ambleside, Coniston, Grasmere and Keswick...if only we could have visited everyone in one day!
In Bowness-on-Windermere, we stopped off at Windermere Lake Cruises to surprise some lucky passers-by with a free cruise ticket - purchased using LD£. That was a lot of fun!
You can now swap your Sterling for LD£ in a number of local LD£ Exchange Points including major Post Offices. Visit our map to explore more than 200 lovely local businesses who accept LD£, and to search for those on the LD£ Passport Trail!
The Lake District loves you back x