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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

Arnside sunset

Arnside (26 Pictures)

This pretty village has all the ingredients of an old style fishing village with a delightful mix-match of charming properties rising up from a beach of firm golden sand littered with colourful sailing boats...

Springtime in Caldbeck

Caldbeck (6 Pictures)

An old brewery stands beside the Caldbeck - a tribute to the cold clear waters which gave the village its name. Caldbeck, which means 'cold stream' in Old Norse, grew up where.....

View of Coniston from Brantwood

Coniston (223 Pictures)

There is a timelessness about this pretty village which is set beneath the awesome splendour of "The Old Man of Coniston" towering some 2,500ft above...

Market St in Ulverston, Cumbria

Ulverston (36 Pictures)

Old town and port with cobbled streets and a pretty market square. It is surrounded by the Furness fells, Coniston Water, Lake Windemere, and the spectacular Cumbrian Mountains. .....

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The Abbey in Holme Cultrum

Holme Cultram Abbey (6 Pictures)

This was a Cistercian foundation of the 12th century of which the nave is now the parish Church of St.Mary, and although the.....

Levens Hall, South Lakes

Levens Hall Garden (24 Pictures)

Levens Hall is a wonderful Elizabethan mansion, which began life as a medieval tower refuge against the Scots, it was completed.....

Red Squirrel eating a nut... -  -  - taken at Talkin Tarn country park

Talkin Tarn Country Park (12 Pictures)

This lovely country park occupies a magical landscape close to the historic market town of Brampton. The icy waters forming the.....

The world famous Laurel & Hardy Museum in Ulverston, Cumbria. Birthplace of Stan Laurel

The Laurel & Hardy Museum (1 Pictures)

The Laurel and Hardy Museum is appropriately sited in the town of Ulverston, Stan Laurel's birthplace. He was born in 1890, the.....

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