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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.

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Lake Bassenthwaite from the west bank.

Bassenthwaite (38 Pictures)

This is the most northerly of all the lakes, it resembles beaten silver nestling between the sun dappled heights of soaring fells and mountains. Almost at its shores are Barf,.....

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Bowness on Windermere (196 Pictures)

This is the principal resort on Lake Windermere, it is a town crammed with quaint narrow streets jammed full of summer tourists which sprawls along the shores of the lake somewhere between Waterhead and Lakeside...

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.....

River Derwent, WORKINGTON, Cumbria `With The Lakeland Fells In Background'

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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Ashness Bridge, Borrowdale, Cumbria

Ashness Bridge (11 Pictures)

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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.....

Hutton Roof, Nr Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria Jan 2006

Hutton Roof Crags (1 Pictures)

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Tarn Howes

Tarn Hows (89 Pictures)

This exceptional magical landscape is known as Beatrix Potter Country. For it is here amongst Lakeland's magnificent tarns and.....

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