Nine days of sailing and fun get underway at Bassenthwaite this morning, for the annual regatta.
The event attracts hundreds of campers, and always provides spectacular sights of the fleets in sail.
Last year's regatta was hit by high winds, but still drew plenty of people.
Motorists on one of Cumbria's busiest routes will face three weeks of disruption from today.
The westbound carriageway on the A66 at Bassenthwaite is closing for Highways England to upgrade speed cameras and carry out routine maintenance.
While the westbound route is closed drivers will use a single lane on the eastbound carriageway.
A baby red squirrel is being nursed back to health after being found abandoned at Bassenthwaite in the Lake District.
It had been separated from its mother and is being looked after at the Knoxwood Wildlife Rescue Trust in Wigton, before being released back into the wild.
Work has begun on the first whisky distillery in the Lake District for 150 years.
It's being built in on an unoccupied farm near Bassenthwaite.
It comes as plans have been revealed for two further distilleries to be built in the Borders.