explore cumbria's landscape & historic sites...
At 885 square miles the Lake District is England’s largest national park just waiting to be explored.
With 50 stone circles, and Hadrian’s Wall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Whether you want to delve into our deep,
sometimes dark past or simply enjoy some stunning surroundings, there's plenty of local history and heritage to keep you interested in the scenic highlights of the Lake District.
historic sites & scenic highlights
Historic sites & buildings
Visit Lake District highlights from Hadrian's Wall in the north to Furness Abbey in the south, delve into in the history of the region.
Visit a 19thC mining village, take a steam train ride to the foot of England's highest mountain. Cumbria has a wealth of industrial heritage for you to experience
Mountains & valleys
Lakes & rivers
The lakes in Cumbria are England's longest and deepest, and there are plenty more all in different shapes and sizes.
The inspiration of writers old and new. While fells and lakes define the Lake District landscape there are more wonders of nature to see such as Lake District waterfalls.
Forests & woodland
Home to a rare and thriving population. Nesting ospreys, red squirrels and red deer. The Lake District woodlands provide shelter for a micro-world of mosses and lichens.
forests & woodland