Natalie enjoys an outdoor lifestyle with mountain guide and photographer husband Steve and their family, but she has also found a range of cultural events in Cumbria.
“I’d describe myself as a fell runner, and recently did the Bob Graham, which was a massive challenge with 42 summits in 24 hours,” she said. “We have a very active outdoor life and friends with similar interests.
“If you’re into the outdoors, there’s so much going on with events such as Kendal Mountain Festival.
“However, if you look away from the mountains, you’ll see the culture in Cumbria. My husband is into music and we go to loads of concerts at places like the Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal, and there are great festivals such as Kendal Calling and Solfest.
“I’ll never leave as Cumbria is such a fun and welcoming place to live and work.”