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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

Hall Dunnerdale

Hall Dunnerdale (2 Pictures)

Scenery does not come much finer than the scenic beauty surrounding the Valley of the River Duddon where you will find the delightful hamlet of Hall Dunnerdale...

Holborn Hill, Millom, Cumbria.  Black Combe in the background.

Millom (54 Pictures)

The town of Millom developed close to the banks of the estuary of the River Duddon. It nestles in the shadow of the Black Combe, beyond which lies the majestic scenery of the.....

Silecroft village in Cumbria

Silecroft (3 Pictures)

This little village is set along the glorious Whicham Beck against a back-drop of dramatic scenery encompassing fells and the Black Combe...

A picture of Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum

Threlkeld (12 Pictures)

This is a magical area of sparking lakes, tumbling waterfalls, high peaks and vast moorland regions...

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Recommended attractions in Cumbria

Arnside Pele (fortified tower)

Arnside Tower (2 Pictures)

The oldest building in the parish of Arnside. Arnside Tower is a ruin of a Pele tower which were fortified structures quite.....

Brothers Water from Kirkstone Pass, English Lakes. September 2006. Cannon Powershot 400

Brothers Water (4 Pictures)

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

Gilsland

Crammel Linn Waterfall (2 Pictures)

The largest falls in Northumberland, which sit on the river Irthing. The river itself acts as a border between the county of.....

The ruins of Furness Abbey, near Barrow in Furness.

Furness Abbey (13 Pictures)

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

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