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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

Under Loughrigg, Ambleside

Ambleside (836 Pictures)

Ambleside, meaning "Shieling" or summer pasture by the riverbank, lies next to the northern shore of Lake Windermere. A busy victorian town ideal as a base when visiting the Lake District..

Boroughgate, the towns main street. Appleby-in-Westmoorland, Cumbria

Appleby-in-Westmorland (6 Pictures)

Appleby, is situated in the valley of the River Eden near to Hoff Beck, stunningly beautiful, it is an ideal centre for both walking and touring...

Fisher Tarn Reservoir, Kendal, Cumbria

Kendal (31 Pictures)

Sometimes referred to 'the auld grey town' because it was built mainly of grey stone, Kendal is a large Market town in the east of Cumbria...

Ulverston from Hoad Hill

Ulverston (36 Pictures)

Old town and port with cobbled streets and a pretty market square. It is surrounded by the Furness fells, Coniston Water, Lake Windemere, and the spectacular Cumbrian Mountains. .....

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This is Crummock Water on a cold january day in the Lake District.

Crummock Water (37 Pictures)

The romantic setting between high fells gives Crummock Water its character. It is somewhat overshadowed by other better known.....

Haweswater from Rigging dale ridge, Lake District

Haweswater (7 Pictures)

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The Abbey in Holme Cultrum

Holme Cultram Abbey (6 Pictures)

This was a Cistercian foundation of the 12th century of which the nave is now the parish Church of St.Mary, and although the.....

Just before the snow arrived... -  - taken at Talkin Tarn country park

Talkin Tarn Country Park (25 Pictures)

This lovely country park occupies a magical landscape close to the historic market town of Brampton. The icy waters forming the.....

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