Browsing places to visit within 8 miles of Lakes Camper Hire
Cumbria, Tel: 01946 598914
A delightful Georgian town with its street grid pattern and buildings largely still intact and harbour signifying the town's rich maritime heritage.
Cumbria, CA17 4QN, Tel: 017683 71199, Email
The historic town of Kirkby Stephen has many facilities to offer its visitors, including excellent accommodation and places to eat.
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.
Grizedale Forest Park offers the complete day out with an extensive range of internationally famous forest sculptures and way marked paths.
The coastal village of Bowness on Solway is charming mix of pretty traditional Cumbrian cottages, house and farms, hugging the shoreline of the Solway Firth - part of the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Beauty.
With its hilly cobbled main street and colour-washed cottages, Dent is a thoroughly charming village set in the beautiful valley of Dentdale.
Kirkby Lonsdale is a beautiful market town located in the River Lune valley on the fringes of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.
Cumbria, CA9 3RF, Tel: 01434 382244, Email
Discover an area of unique and beautiful landscapes - high, wild and remote.
Peaceful Buttermere, a valley of lakes and high mountains offering superb opportunities for quiet enjoyment in the heart of the Lake District.
Allonby, CA15 6QF, Tel: 01539 822222
Allonby is a small village situated between Maryport and Silloth on the Solway Coast, which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The views across the Solway to Scotland are amazing, and should be seen to be believed.
Brough is a small town located on the A66 to the east of the county. Its castle (dating from 1100) is in the care of English Heritage.
Newby Bridge, Cumbria, LA12 8NA, Tel: 01539 822222
At the southern end of Lake Windermere adjoining the River Leven, Newby Bridge is a small village, with a selection of hotels and B&B's. A good location to explore the Furness peninsula, Ulverston, Cartmel, Grange, Windermere to name a few.
One of the most picturesque market towns in Northern England, Appleby is renowned for its friendly atmosphere and local craft and speciality shops.
Cumbria, LA21 8EH
Coniston village is located adjacent to Coniston water and underneath the majestic Coniston Fells of which Coniston Old Man is the most famous.
Cumbria, Tel: 01229 587120
Ulverston is South Lakeland's festival town. It is a market town with unique charm, friendly traditional shops and original cobbled streets.
Tel: 01434 382244, Email
The village of Nenthead was once one of the main lead mining sites in the North Pennines.
From the heights of Skiddaw to the silvan beauty of Thirlmere, this accessible area is a delight to explore.
Askham in Furness, Cumbria, LA16 7, Tel: 01539 822222
Askam in Furness owes its existence to the iron ore industry. The industrial buildings were demolished in 1933. In addition to street names, another sign of the former iron works is Askam pier, which is made of slag from the works.
Milnthorpe has a long history - its busy Friday street market in the Square dates from 1334. Milnthorpe has surroundings of peaceful tranquility.
The attractive village of Sawrey is situated two miles from Hawkshead and is famous for Hill Top, a 17th century farmhouse owned by Beatrix Potter.
Ravenglass, Cumbria, www.ravenglassvillage.co.uk
Where the Lake District meets the sea - an intoxicating mix of coast, mountain scenery of the highest order and top tourist attractions.
Today, the Valleys are recognised as one of the most beautiful places in the Lake District and in medieaval days, were home to a woolen mill.
Cumbria, Tel: 01900 606699, Email
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