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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

Eskdale

Boot (7 Pictures)

Boot is one of Lakeland's precious jewels, a charming stone village surrounded by towering scenery which includes two of the regions most scenic waterfalls, the Dalegarth Force and Birker Force...

A country scene

Dent (15 Pictures)

Chance upon the village of Dent and you chance upon some of the finest countryside in the Cumbrian Dales...

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...

Ullswater, winter afternoon.

Ullswater (363 Pictures)

Ullswater is considered by many to be the lake districts most beautiful lake. It is 7.5 miles of pure beauty, and as you approach it from any direction you will see why. Ullswater.....

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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.....

Crammel Linn waterfall on Spadeadam land near to Gilsland Spa

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.....

ferry quay to Piel Castle

Piel Castle (3 Pictures)

The last foreign invasion of England took place in 1486 when Irish and Flemish supporters of Lambert Simnel landed at Piel in a.....

Wasdale with Great Gable and Parish Church

The Lake District (1473 Pictures)

I first saw the Lake District many years ago, when for eight out of my eleven day sojourn, it rained, and rained! None-the-less,.....

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