Lake District countryside attractions

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Out and about in the Lake District

The Lake District National Park
Visitor information and major attractions

Lakes of the Lake District
The major lakes of the National Park region and what to see and do

Waterfalls
The Lake District is blessed with a number of spectacular waterfalls, and many of them are fairly easy to access.

St Bees Head Heritage Coast
St. Bees is the only heritage coast between Anglesey and the Scottish border, indeed, it is the only sea cliff in all that area. The cliffs are dramatic, composed of striking red sandstone some 300 feet high, and affording excellent views north to Scotland and across to the Isle of Man.











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17th Century Orton Hall

17th Century Orton Hall

Orton Hall is a superb Jacobean Mansion built in 1662 standing in 7 acres of its own mature parkland. We have 3 suites, each with its own unique charm. All … more >>


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Water Yeat (Self catering)
Corn Cottage, Water Yeat

Corn Cottage

This semi-detached cottage situated in the Lake District hamlet of Water Yeat near Coniston Water sleeps two people.
Sleeps 2

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Hawkshead (Self catering)
Briar, Hawkshead

Briar

This charming, terraced cottage on the Graythwaite Estate near Hawkshead in Cumbria sleeps four people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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