The Lake District

Tour The Lake District

United Kingdom
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Denise Seddon
Lake District
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United Kingdom

The Lake District is one of the most beautiful places in England, attracting tourists from all over the world.

Did you know that the Lake District National Park has been awarded World Heritage Site status? It is also one of the most popular tourist destinations in the UK, with around 15 million visitors per year. Over 1,800 people live within the boundaries of the park itself, but it spreads out across several different counties (Cumbria, Lancashire and North Yorkshire).

The Cumbrian landscape extends over 154 square miles, making this national park size wise England's largest. The north west region is famous for its picturesque lakes; England's deepest lake - Wastwater (80m), Scafell Pike (978m), England's highest mountain and countless other beautiful views.

An attractive destination for all kinds of tourists including walkers, climbers, cyclists, caravanners and even canoeists.

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Geeky Facts about The Lake District

Fact 1

There’s only one actual lake, Bassenthwaite Lake, in the Lake District

Fact 2

There are Four Michelin-Starred Restaurants in The Lake District.

Fact 3

The National Park includes 26 miles of coastline and estuaries.

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