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Grizedale, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ
Grizedale Forest has activities for all ages from mountain biking to relaxing walks, Go-Ape to sculpture in the forest. The visitor centre includes the forest shop, Cafe in the Forest and Grizedale Mountain Bikes bike hire and shop.
Whinlatter Pass, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW
Whinlatter Forest Park is England's only true mountain forest. Rising to 790 metres above sea level Whinlatter offers spectacular views of the Lake District and into Scotland.
42 St. Johns Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5AG
Self guided walking and cycling holidays. Short breaks walking in the Lakes, Hadrian's Wall, Coast to Coast and more.
Town Hall, Queen Street, LA12 7AR, LA12 7AR
Ulverston is South Lakeland's festival town. It is a market town with unique charm, friendly traditional shops and original cobbled streets.
Ullswater is the second largest lake at 7.5 miles long. Its is very deep and at picturesque with a lake road affording some lovely scenery.
At the heart of the central and south lakes visitor experience, Ambleside bristles with activity and is an ideal base for exploring the county.
Cumbria, CA12 5UY
Stunning Lake District valley with inspirational mountain and lake scenery.
Elterwater lies in an attractive setting, a few miles west of Ambleside, hidden behind Loughrigg and Silver How, at the entrance to Great Langdale.
Thirlmere was originally two smaller lakes, which were joined to create a single resevoir surrounded by 2000 acres of spruce and larch.
Dating back to the Roman times, Sedbergh is an attractive market town full of character with an engaging mix of cobbled yards and historic buildings.
Just a mile from the lake shores, Windermere is a small yet charming Lakeland town, with a great choice of welcoming B&Bs and guest houses.
Walk Route: Gilsland-Brampton-Crosby on Eden-Carlisle-Bowness on Solway
Shap, Cumbria, LA8 9PL
The village of Shap consists mainly of two long lines of grey stone houses, many dating from the 18th century. The area around Shap was settled in Neolithic times, and there are several stone circles, and other standing stones nearby.
From a 17th-century mining community at the base of Blencathra to 19th-century water resource at the foot of Helvellyn, the two communities of Threlkeld and Thirlmere are linked by the lovely Vale of St John.