Welcome To Cumbria
Famous for the Lake District and the Lake District National Park, a history with some of the great literary authors and artists, and some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country, its no wonder Cumbria is one of Britain's best loved retreats and outdoor activity destinations.
15 million people visit the Lake District and surrounding areas of Cumbria each year to walk and mountain bike around and above the lakes, to journey on lake criuses, visit forest parks and castles, and to follow in the footsteps of some inspirational authors, poets, playwrites and painters. Read More >
Cumbria & The Lake District
It's the Lake District that Cumbria is most famous for and ranks along side Cornwall and Norfolk as one of the top three places for a short break or holiday in the UK.
William Wordsworth and other famous poets have written some of their finest work here inspired by the Lakes and fells that make up the stunning Lake District region and provides a setting for modern creative people to pen their own work.
There are major lakes in the district - Windermere, Wast Water, Ullswater, Derwent Water, Grasmere and more, you can find out more information in our Lake District section - and these serve as focal points as you journey and navigate around the beautiful north England landscape.
Things To Do With Our Interactive Maps
Our time-saving interactive Cumbria Maps give you information about what to do and where it is, which is ideal if you know where you want to stay in Cumbria. We have a number of interactive maps for accommodation, mountain biking trails, things to do and more. Browse available maps >
Where To Stay, Accommodation In Cumbria
Accommodation is abundant in Cumbria and The Lakes from tranquil country cottages to lakeside hotels there is a huge variety to choose from.
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