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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

Allithwaite, Cumbria. Holme Lane looking towards Boarbank

Allithwaite (16 Pictures)

Allithwaite is a small village situated a couple of miles inland from the favoured resort of Grange-over-Sands. It is also within easy reach of Cartmel with its racecourse and old priory...

Arnside, Cumbria

Arnside (29 Pictures)

This pretty village has all the ingredients of an old style fishing village with a delightful mix-match of charming properties rising up from a beach of firm golden sand littered with colourful sailing boats...

Gentle farmland of lower Wasdale with the dramatic backdrop of the screes.

Nether Wasdale (4 Pictures)

Nether Wasdale lies opposite Wasdale Head at the western fringe of Wast Water...

A picture of Stonethwaite

Stonethwaite (5 Pictures)

Tucked away in a quiet part of Borrowdale where streams tumble down crags amongst a patchwork of old pack-horse trails, scenery does not come more beautiful than that which surrounds this peaceful hamlet in the Langstrath Valley...

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Recommended attractions in Cumbria

View from Castlerigg stone circle

Castlerigg Stone Circle (38 Pictures)

The best time to view Castlerigg Stone Circle is that eyrie time when night is just giving way to dawn. It is then, with a.....

General view showing Cockermouth Castle and Jennings Brewery, Cumbria

Cockermouth Castle (1 Pictures)

These wonderful ruins of a by-gone age can be discovered in the charming inland resort of Cockermouth, amongst Lakeland's.....

Levens Hall, Kendal, Cumbria

Levens Hall Garden (24 Pictures)

Levens Hall is a wonderful Elizabethan mansion, which began life as a medieval tower refuge against the Scots, it was completed.....

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