The Lake District

The Lake District National Park has it all, Lakes, fells, (Mountains), Beautiful views, Lovely towns and villages, castles, abbeys and a welcome you wont forget.  The Lakes are also famous for the great poets including Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Southey and not forgetting Beatrix potter who has left so much to the area from Herdwick sheep to some of the most famous attractions and galleries around.




The towns of the Lake district are beautiful with great shops, local produce and interesting buildings. They all have various places to stay, eat and drink and being in the Lake district you are never far from some thing to do or see.


See all our great lakes in the area, most of which can be seen from the road or a short walk and some need a bit more exercise and climbing but they are all worth the effort. A list of the Lakes and Tarns can be seen below.


Bassenthwaite Lake, Brotherswater, Buttermere, Coniston Water, Crummock Water, Derwent Water, Devoke Water, Elter Water, Ennerdale Water, Esthwaite Water, Grasmere, Haweswater Reservoir, Hayeswater, Loweswater, Rydal Water, Thirlmere, Ullswater, Wast Water, Windermere.


If the Lakes alone are not enough to keep you busy and you fancy a bit of walking or climbing then how about the Lake District National Park Fells, (mountains).

If you are going up any of the many Fells in the area then follow some simple instructions, Make sure you are physically capable of doing the walk or climb, make sure you are back before dark, make sure some one knows where you are going and a time you will expect to be back, take some food, drink and appropriate clothing, a map, a compass and a mobile phone. Check the weather forecast before you go, plan your walk properly take your rubbish home, clear up after your dog. Be careful, some of the most experienced walkers and climbers can get caught out on the Fells as the weather can change very quickly.

Use the links on this page to help you.


See below a list of some of the Fells in the Lake District






Blencathra, Great End, Broad Crag, Helvelyn, Ulscarf, High Raise, Lil Crag, Bowfell, Crinkle Crags, Coniston Old Man, Scafell Pike, Skiddaw, Grisedale Pike, Great Gable, Haystacks, Black Combe, Gummer's How, Whitbarrow.


The list is endless and all local areas have there own great views from the tops of the Fells. For further information on the Fells in the area, please contact the local information centre HERE or try the Wikipedia page HERE.

If thats not enough, there is always, woodlands, forrest's, cycling, fishing, swimming, visiting the many attractions in the area, photography, wildlife, shows, adventure parks, zip wires, animal parks and zoo's, birds of prey, sheep dog trials, mountain biking, castles, abbeys, stately homes, and much, much more. Or, you could just sit back and watch the world go by as you unwind.

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