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 northern British kingdom was formed the merger of Bernicia and Deira in the 6th century



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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

This monarch's sons were called 'The Devil's Brood'



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Brough (Self catering)
Sycamore View, Brough

Sycamore View

Entrance to newly furnished open plan sitting room with electric 'flame effect' fire sofa bed (for + 2) and well equipped kitchen and dining areas. Double bedroom with 5' bed …
Sleeps 6

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White Cross Bay (Self catering)
21 Thirlmere, White Cross Bay

21 Thirlmere

This fantastic, detached lodge is set amongst the Lake District's White Cross Bay near Troutbeck Bridge, and sleeps four people in two bedrooms
Sleeps 4

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