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10 Things to do on your Summer Holiday in the Lake District

Summer in the Lake District is by far the most popular time to visit, with the region flourishing and the weather at its best and most reliable. This means you really do have almost endless amounts of choice when comes to things to do in the summer at the Lake District, with this being the best time of year for taking to the water, climbing those higher peaks, trying your hand at watersports and much more. We’ve put together this handy guide of 10 things to try now that summer has arrived.
Swimming

Cool off from the heat with a dip in one of the region’s lakes – there are plenty for you to choose from! There are 94 tarns, meres and lakes here in the Lake […]

10 MORE Family-Friendly Walks in the Lake District

If you’ve got the walking bug and long to share your love of the great outdoors with your children, the Lake District has to be first on the list of destinations. Not every fell is suitable for kids though – so you need to strike a balance between giving them enough of a challenge while still being simple, short and safe enough for their little legs to handle. Luckily you’re still spoilt for choice for family-friendly walks in the Lake District – in fact, after we put together our first list of 10 Great Family-Friendly Walks in the Lake District, we realised there were still so many fantastic walks to share with you. So, we’ve assembled another 10 for you to try, from fells that […]

Historical Lake District – 10 Great Places to Visit in the Lake District

As we write this, it’s currently Local History Month, so what better time to highlight some of the historical attractions in the Lake District? The region boasts a rich history dating back thousands of years, and has been shaped through many different eras, and home to numerous notable figures. It’s no surprise, then, that there are so many different sites to see – ranging from Neolithic or Roman landmarks, to fascinating museums or the homes of beloved literary greats. Here are just some of the places to see in the Lake District.
Castlerigg Stone Circle

Cumbria is home to several Neolithic stone circles, one of the most of any region in the country, each with a fascinating history that mystifies scholars to this day – but perhaps […]