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About the county of Cumbria

Cumbria, Englands second largest County can be found in the North-Western part of England. One of its many outstanding attractions is the ever popular and positively breathtaking 'Lake District' the land of crystal clear blue lakes, endless picturesque mountains, including Englands highest mountain, 'Scafell Pike' an impressive 978 metres high. For a truly exhilarating experience why not explore the Lake District from one of the warm and welcoming Hotels situated within the secluded lush green valleys.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Cumbria

Looking across the Lickle Valley near Broughton Mills, Cumbria, in autumn.

Broughton Mills (4 Pictures)

It offers a panorama of superb views in all directions, and is certainly one of the most magnificent walking areas close to the western fringe of the Lake District National Park...

Boats in queue for flood 2005. Carlisle, Cumbria

Carlisle (22 Pictures)

For over 1700 years this town occupied an important position on the Scottish-English border, few town's have experienced such turbulent times, but strangely Carlisle has little.....

Loweswater

Loweswater (17 Pictures)

Loweswater is centred in a landscape of grandeur, it is surrounded by Mellbreak Fell, Carling Knott Fell and Burnbank Fell, all excellent climbing and walking country giving views of a mountainous landscape reflected in sun-kissed pewter waters...

Gates leading to Meaburn Hall, Maulds Meaburn, Cumbria

Maulds Meaburn (1 Pictures)

Hunter Davies (famous author, journalist and broadcaster) described the village as "... one of the most beautiful villages in the country"...

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Recommended attractions in Cumbria

Near Brotherswater

Brothers Water (4 Pictures)

Dorothy Wordsworth (c.1771-1855, diarist, poet, sister of William ) referred to it as "..the glittering lively lake..". The.....

Furness Abbey, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

Furness Abbey (13 Pictures)

St Mary of Furness was founded in 1123 by Stephen, later King of England...

A lakeland croft in Grizedale Forest

Grizedale Forest Park Country Park (3 Pictures)

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A picture of Whinlatter Forest Park

Whinlatter Forest Park (7 Pictures)

If you happen to visit Keswick in Cumbria do not miss out on Whinlatter Forest Park, for this superb gift of nature is a real.....

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