Cumbria - The Lake District

Nestled in the stunning Lake District, Cumbria is famous for its dramatic scenery and breathtaking coastlines.

Follow in the footsteps of famous authors including William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter by walking through the areas that inspired their most famous of works.

Did you know ...

  • Beatrix Potter used to walk through the Lake District on her summer holidays
  • William Wordsworth was born in Wordsworth House in Cockermouth, Cumbria
  • Lake Windemere in Cumbria is the largest lake in England

The best places to visit in the Lake District include:

  • Lake Windermere
  • Beatrix Potter's House
  • Ravenglass Railway
  • Santon Bridge
  • Munster Castle

By Rail/Bus – There are a number of public transport operating to and from Cumbria.

By Car – Cumbria can be reached via the M6 Motorway.

By Air – There are a number of airports close to Cumbria including Manchester and Newcastle airport.

For more information on getting to Cumbria please visit the VisitCumbria website.

The Lake District is famous for it breathtaking lakes and mountain peaks and is also known as a popular holiday destination with famous authors such as William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter.
The Lake District is a wonderful all year round destination, however visiting in the warmer months from May to July can allow for an enjoyable holiday.