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Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in the county of Cumbria, 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

Alston, Cumbria

Alston (32 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cumbria

At a height of over 1,000 feet in the far reaches of the Pennines, this is one of England's highest market towns. Alston is a lively bustling place of steeply rising narrow.....

Snowy Ambleside 27-12-10

Ambleside (836 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria

Ambleside, meaning "Shieling" or summer pasture by the riverbank, lies next to the northern shore of Lake Windermere. A busy victorian town ideal as a base when visiting the Lake District..

Lake Windemere. Bowness. 04 Feb 2006

Bowness on Windermere (206 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria

This is the principal resort on Lake Windermere, it is a town crammed with quaint narrow streets jammed full of summer tourists which sprawls along the shores of the lake somewhere between Waterhead and Lakeside...

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Cumbria

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

Brothers Water (6 Pictures)

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

Hardknott Roman Fort( Lake District )19th June 2005

Hardknott Roman Fort (3 Pictures)

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Hill Top Farm, Near Sawrey, Cumbria

Hill Top (4 Pictures)

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

Long Meg & her Daughters (Maughanby Circle)- near Penrith, Cumbria

Long Meg & her Daughters (14 Pictures)

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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