Exploring the most Picturesque & Historic parts of England
3 Interesting and historical facts about The Lake District.
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.
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 Lake District National Park is the largest National Park in England.