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Welcome to the official guide
to The Lake District, Cumbria

Visit the Lake District, Cumbria - it is #theplacetobe for stunning landscapes with lakes, mountains, coastline, historic places to visit and attractions. Search a wide range of superb accommodation in which to relax and unwind and sample the great Cumbrian food and drink on offer. Find out what's on in the county that is known as the Adventure Capital of the UK. For holiday inspiration check out the Golakes Blog and Golakes Travel Itineraries for great days out and if you are looking for the perfect gift for someone special, treat them to one of our Lake District, Cumbria gift experiences.


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Things to do

Make the most of your stay by sampling exquisite food whilst enjoying the unrivalled views! Cumbria has an amazing food offer with the best selection of fine dining outside London using the best in local produce.

If you are looking for adventure, check out our Adventure Capital section and don't forget the Tour of Britain has two stages in Cumbria this year.

For more information on getting to Cumbria and travelling around the county look at our travel section.

However you decide to enjoy The Lake District, Cumbria, you can be assured of breathtaking views, excellent accommodation, superb food and a great holiday.


Share your holiday snaps with us on our social channels using the hashtag #theplacetobe and for lots more inspiration visit the Golakes Blog with regular new ideas and places to visit and sign up to receive our monthly e-newsletters, packed with the latest news and special offers from the Lake District, Cumbria.

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