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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Ravenglass (Self catering)
Eskmeals House, Ravenglass

Eskmeals House

Eskmeals House is a fabulous Georgian detached residence dating back to the 1650's, set in its own grounds with walled garden and woodland. It is approached down a short …
Sleeps 21

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Bowness-on-Windermere (Self catering)
High Moor Cottage, Bowness-on-Windermere

High Moor Cottage

This cosy semi-detached cottage in Bowness sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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