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The Lake District Travel Guide

The Lake District Top Experiences

Want to learn more about The Lake District? Read our in-depth articles on a variety of topics.

Highlights

Lakeland Lingo

If someone tells you to walk along the "beck" to the "force" and then climb the "fell" to the "tarn," you've just been told to hike along the...

Highlights

Top Reasons to Go

Hiking the trails: Whether it's a demanding trek or a gentle stroll, walking is the way to see the Lake District at its best. Messing about...

Restaurants

Good Food in the Lake District

In Cumbria, which encompasses the Lake District, food is more than fuel for hiking. The area has earned a reputation for good country food using...

Sights

Lake District Festivals and Folk Sports

With everything from rushbearing to Westmorland wrestling to traditional music, the Lake District hosts some of Britain's most unusual country...

Sights

English Real Ale

The English can be passionate about their drink, as the growing interest in real ale shows. It differs from other beers by the use of natural...

Sights

Famous Poets & Writers of the Lake District

The Lake District's beauty has whetted the creativity of many a famous poet and artist over the centuries. Here's a quick rundown of some of...

Sights

Walking Trails in the Lake District

You can choose gentle rambles near the most popular towns and villages or challenging hikes and climbs up some of England's most impressive...

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