Lake District countryside attractions

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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English Heritage Overseas Visitor Pass

Enjoy unlimited FREE entry to over 100 historic sites including castles, abbeys, Roman ruins and prehistoric monuments. Choose from 9 or 16 consecutive day passes.

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The best way to get around London! A pay-as-you-go smartcard for use on all London Transport, from the Underground to buses. Pre-order for your trip from the British Tourist Authority.

National Trust

National Trust membership

National Trust membership

Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties.

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Featured Historic Hotel
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 >>


HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This Scottish lord was chosen by Edward I of England as the new king of Scotland in 1292



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This Day in British History

23 June, 1611

Mutiny on board Henry Hudson's 'Discoverie'

Mutineers cast explorer Hudson and 8 others adrift in an open boat in James Bay

Monarch Mayhem

Before this king came of age, England was ruled by a regency under his uncle, John of Gaunt



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Grange-over-Sands (Self catering)
The Rowans, Grange-over-Sands

The Rowans

This is an outstanding first floor wing of a stone-built Victorian house, set in the centre of Grange-over-Sands and sleeping six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Hutton Roof (Self catering)
The Bull Hull, Hutton Roof

The Bull Hull

This comfortably presented detached cottage, next to the owners' home, is situated in Hutton Roof and can sleep two people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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