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The Best Things to Do in Lake District

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Lake District

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World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water

Popular things to do in Lake District

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A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options. Put Lake District at the heart of your travel plans by using our United Kingdom online trip planner.

Historic Sites in Lake District

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Nature in Lake District

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Hidden gems in Lake District

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Parks in Lake District

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Places to visit in Lake District

Windermere BEST FOR: World heritage site, Water Body, Lookout Penrith BEST FOR: World heritage site, Waterfall, Playground Ambleside BEST FOR: World heritage site, Specialty Museum, Castle Bowness-on-Windermere BEST FOR: World heritage site, Children’s Museum, Art Museum Grange-over-Sands BEST FOR: World heritage site, Religious Site, Garden