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Short walks in the Lake District

Short walks in the Lake DistrictThis compact little guide contains Lake District walks, all of which are 5 miles or under, which are ideal for an afternoon stroll...
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DK Eyewitness: Lake District

Lake DistrictDK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide Lake District will lead you straight to the very best of this beautiful region. Whether you're looking for a peaceful place to stay, the best events or the tastiest restaurants; this guide is your perfect pocket-sized companion...
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Great Mountain Days in the Lake District

Great Mountain Days in the Lake DistrictAn inspirational and detailed guidebook to fifty memorable walks on the high fells of the English Lake District...
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Ghostly Cumbria

Ghostly CumbriaFrom reports of haunted castles, stately halls, hotels, public houses, Roman forts, stone circles and even England's deepest lake, to heart-stopping accounts of apparitions, poltergeists and related supernatural phenomena....
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The Lake District

The Lake DistrictEnjoy the best of the Lake District and Cumbria with Lonely Planet. Whether you're after dramatic landscapes, beautiful villages, insider tips from locals...
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Hidden Places of the Lake District & Cumbria

Hidden Places of the Lake District & CumbriaThe Lake District is renowned for its impressive mountain scenery but is also offers visitors green rolling hills, fast flowing rivers, deep lush forests and of course the enchanting and lanquid lakes...
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Haverigg Beach

Haverigg BeachHaverigg is a large quiet sandy beach with a Blue Flag award, it is situated on the edge of Haverigg village and to it's east lies the Hodbarrow RSPB nature reserve and the Hodbarrow lagoon....

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West Beach at Silloth

Dove CottageThe West Beach at Silloth is located past the dock and is made up of endless miles of sand.
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Beatrix Potter - Hill Top Farm

Hill Top FarmHill Top Farm can be found near Sawrey, just outside of Ambleside, it is best known as the home of the famous children's author Beatrix Potter.
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Dove Cottage and Wordsworth Museum

Dove CottageDove Cottage is situated on the edge of Grasmere and is best known as being the home of the great poet William Wordsworth.
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Furness Abbey

Furness AbbeyThe impressive ruins Furness Abbey are situated just outside the town of Barrow-in-Furness.
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Castlerigg Stone Circle

castleriggCastlerigg Stone Circle is situated near Keswick on a small plateau which forms a raised natural amphitheatre set against a stunning backdrop of rugged fells.
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The Lake District

DerwentwaterThe Lake District is England's biggest National Park and is situated entirely within Cumbria.
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Whitehaven Beach

Whitehaven BeachThe beach at Whitehaven is made up of sand and pebbles and is a popular spot for fishing and fossil hunting...
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Things To Do In Cumbria

Things to do in Cumbria

Find activities, attractions and fantastic days out in our guide to Tourist attractions in Cumbria.

For events and other activities visit our Cumbria What's On Guide