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A county in England

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

Bassenthwaite, Cumbria

Bassenthwaite (39 Pictures)

This is the most northerly of all the lakes, it resembles beaten silver nestling between the sun dappled heights of soaring fells and mountains. Almost at its shores are Barf,.....

Buttermere. The Lake District

Buttermere (107 Pictures)

Even when swirling mist rolls in over the stark fells surrounding Buttermere, the little hamlet remains serene in its simplicity and beauty...

Rosthwaite, Borrowdale Valley

Rosthwaite (3 Pictures)

Small as Rosthwaite may be, it has magic and serenity coupled with some of the most unforgettable sights in the Lake District National Park..

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Ashness bridge

Ashness Bridge (11 Pictures)

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Dove Cottage in Grasmere. The one time home of the Poet William Wordsworth

Dove Cottage (6 Pictures)

Dove cottage in the Lake District is the former home of the poet William Wordsworth and is where he wrote much of his famous.....

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

Talkin Tarn Country Park (24 Pictures)

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

Underground reconstruction - Whinlatter Visitors Centre. Nov 05 using Canon Powershot S50

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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