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Attractions in Cumbria

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Hardknott Pass

One of the steepest roads in England offering spectacular views across the lake district, and the ruins of an ancient lonely.....

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Hill Top

The Farmhouse in the Lake District where Beatrix Potter wrote many of her children's stories..

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Holker Hall

The tall ornamental chimneys, gables and mullioned windows of Holker Hall stand stark against the vast skies covering.....

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Holme Cultram Abbey

This was a Cistercian foundation of the 12th century of which the nave is now the parish Church of St.Mary, and although the.....

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Honister Slate Mine

Englands last remaining working slate mine...

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Kirkstone Pass

The Lake District's highest mountain pass open to motor traffic at an altitude of 1,489 feet (454 m). Along the pass can be found.....

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Lake Windermere

This is the Lake District National Park's most dazzling resort as well as being England's largest natural lake. It is surrounded.....

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Lakeland Motor Museum

The fascinating Lakeland Motor Museum nestles in the picturesque Leven Valley, at Backbarrow, close to the southern tip of Lake.....

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Langdale Pikes

These famous pikes rise loftily above the village of Langdale, whilst below visitors can savour the wild and desolate beauty of.....

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Levens Hall Garden

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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Long Meg & her Daughters

The 12 foot high mass of sandstone known as Long Meg can be found close to a circle of smaller "daughter" stones in a spectacular.....

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Lorton Vale

Famed by Wordsworth in his famous poem 'Yew Trees', the Vale of Lorton is one of the prettiest parts of the Lake District.The.....

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Pendragon Castle

Pendragon Castle can be located 4 miles south of Kirkby Stephen, near the hamlet of Outhgill...

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Piel Castle

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

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Sizergh Castle

This ancient fortress has been the home of the Strickland family for more than 750 years. It began as a 60ft, four storey tower.....

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Skiddaw Forest

Scenery comes no finer than the wild mountainous grandeur of Skiddaw Forest. Despite the name there are no trees here, only the.....

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St Bees Head

These are the only cliffs on the coast of Cumbria, and it here visitors can catch a glimpse of the sheer drama of sea-birds, for.....

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Stagshaw Garden

Steep woodland garden, noted for its flowering shrubs, created by the late Cubby Acland, Regional Agent for the Trust...

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Steam Yacht Gondola

Rebuilt Victorian steam-powered yacht on Coniston Water, with the stunning backdrop of Coniston Fells in the heart of the Lake.....

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Stock Ghyll Force

Stock Ghyll Force is a spectacular 70 foot waterfall set in the beautiful picturesque surroundings of Stock Ghyll Woods, near.....

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