recommended scenic highlights...

Aira Force

Cumbria has some fantastic scenic highlights, Aira Force at Ullswater tumbles 21m from below a stone bridge. Dungeon Ghyll Force in the Langdale Valley so impressed Wordsworth he refers to it in ‘The Idle Shepherd-Boys'. Cautley Spout is a series of waterfalls with cascades falling over 200m and Scale Force on the west side of Crummock Water is the highest in the region, falling a spectacular 51m.

Read about what fellow visitors to the area enjoyed about the scenery and what they recommend you do and see on a visit to Cumbria.

Britain's favourite view

Named as Britain's favourite view.  Is it yours?

Wainwright's walks
Walk with Wainwright

 Discover Wainwright's favourite walks with our audio tour.

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Borrowdale Valley
Borrowdale Valley

 There are many lovely valleys in Cumbria, is Borrowdale the prettiest?


Your recommended scenic highlights

Water lilies and Dragonflies

Idyllic walk around a secret tarn only 2 miles from Bowness on Windermere.

A Great Occasion - The Red Arrows Over

"What a fabulous 25 minutes I had last Sunday evening (26/07/09)"

Beautiful walk away from the crowds

A great walk with stunning scenery off the beaten track at the quieter, Southern tip of Windermere

Marvellous Morecambe Bay

Spent Sunday wandering along the shores of Morecambe Bay - wonderful


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