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About the county of Cumbria

Cumbria, Englands second largest County can be found in the North-Western part of England. One of its many outstanding attractions is the ever popular and positively breathtaking 'Lake District' the land of crystal clear blue lakes, endless picturesque mountains, including Englands highest mountain, 'Scafell Pike' an impressive 978 metres high. For a truly exhilarating experience why not explore the Lake District from one of the warm and welcoming Hotels situated within the secluded lush green valleys.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Cumbria

Dalton-in-Furness Castle, Cumbria

Dalton-in-Furness (9 Pictures)

Dalton-in-Furness can be found at the meeting point of the roads leading from the mass of sands forming the Furness peninsula-one road leads from Ulverston and the other from.....

Ravenglass sunset

Ravenglass (35 Pictures)

Special for being the only coastal village within the Lake District National Park, Ravenglass lies where three important rivers converge into the sea...

Wastwater and the fine mountain scene around Wasdale head.

Wasdale Head (39 Pictures)

Vast, lonely landscape of towering fells, jewel like streams and tarns situated at the head of the Wasdale Valley with the mighty Scafell Pike, England's highest mountain and Great Gable forming an almost uniformity range of mountains in the distance...

Workington Harbour, Workington, Cumbria.

Workington (7 Pictures)

Ancient market town of quintessential English charm, where you could easily swap the modern day cars parked in gracious tree-lined avenues for the horse and carriage of Victorian times...

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Recommended attractions in Cumbria

Carlisle Castle, Carlisle, Cumbria

Carlisle Castle (9 Pictures)

Set in the scenic surroundings on the northern outskirts of Carlisle, the castle built by William Rufus in the late 11th century.....

General view showing Cockermouth Castle and Jennings Brewery, Cumbria

Cockermouth Castle (1 Pictures)

These wonderful ruins of a by-gone age can be discovered in the charming inland resort of Cockermouth, amongst Lakeland's.....

Low mist on Windermere

Lake Windermere (147 Pictures)

This is the Lake District National Park's most dazzling resort as well as being England's largest natural lake. It is surrounded.....

Long Meg & her Daughters (Maughanby Circle)- near Penrith, Cumbria

Long Meg & her Daughters (14 Pictures)

The 12 foot high mass of sandstone known as Long Meg can be found close to a circle of smaller "daughter" stones in a spectacular.....

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