District, also known as The Lakes or Lakeland,
is a rural area in North
West England. A popular holiday destination, it is famous
for its lakes and its mountains (or fells), and its
associations with the early 19th century poetry and writings of William
Wordsworth and the Lake
The central and
most-visited part of the area is contained in the Lake District
National Parkóone of fourteen National
parks in the United
Kingdom. It lies entirely within Cumbria,
and is one of England's few mountainous regions. All the land in
England higher than three thousand feet
above sea level lies within the National Park. The Lake District
also contains Scafell
Pike, the highest mountain in England.
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Top 10: the best Lake District hotels for walkersTelegraph.co.ukThe Mortal Man, Troutbeck. A wonderful old inn situated high in the hills above Windermere, with cosy rooms, homely furnishings and a cracking beer garden. There has been an ale-house on this spot since 1689, and it was rumoured to be a favourite ...
Top 10: romantic Lake District hotelsTelegraph.co.ukTop 10: romantic Lake District hotels. The best romantic places to stay in the Lake District, including the top hotels for lake views, cosy fires, candlelit restaurants and roll-top baths. By Oliver Berry. 5:35PM GMT 14 Jan 2015. Comments ...
Cool new look for Keswick hotelhotel-industry.co.ukThe contemporary look at the newly opened Inn on the Square in the heart of Keswick is creating quite a stir. Inspired by the best of European design and a love of all things Cumbrian, the team at Lake District Hotels had ambitious plans to create an ...
England's best wild swimming walksTelegraph.co.ukTop 10: the best Lake District hotels for walkers. At the top the track you were following makes a 90 degree turn to the right (East) Do not take this turn but look for a path roughly 90 degrees to the left (West) and take this downhill with ...
Howzaaat for a game of cricket!Cumbria CrackOver the past few weeks' staff, general managers and directors from Lake District Hotels put in the hours of practise for the big match, everyone took it seriously and Neels Ferreira (General Manager at the Skiddaw Hotel) even purchased a brand new ...
Cake club comes to KeswickThe Westmorland Gazette"A friend in Manchester told me about it and I liked the idea of it so I set it up as there wasn't one round here," said the Lake District Hotels marketing director. "I'm not very good at baking so this is a good way of sharing tips and ideas, and try ...
Lake District hotels by the waterTelegraph.co.ukThe inn's halfway between Ambleside and Langdale, a couple of hundred metres from Elterwater's village green. It's surrounded by rolling green lawns with direct access to the lakeshore. There's even a rowing boat to borrow if you feel like getting out ...and more »
Top 10 Lake District HotelsHuffington Post UKPeople who enjoy travel often forget that there are some beautiful locations to visit here in the UK. The Lake District, England's largest national park, is one of England's most popular tourist destinations. With its glorious scenery, it offers ...and more »