The Lake District Facts
Interesting and historical facts about The Lake District.
- The Lake District National Park is the largest National Park in England.
- The Lake District is home to England's longest Lake (Windermere), its steepest road (Hardknott Pass), its tallest mountain (Scafell Pike) and the World's Biggest Liar Competition!
- The computer billionaire Bill Gates is reputed to have purchased £1,500,000 of slate quarried from the Lake District, for use in his swimming pool.
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