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Winter in Cumbria sees the county undergo a beautiful change in scenery. The sweeping valleys turn to shades of orange, yellow and gold as autumn begins to take hold of the countryside, making for some truly spectacular views.

Christmas and New Year in the Lake District is an unmissable time of year. Experience a truly magical winter break in a cosy cottage or perhaps a lakeside hotel with a roaring log fire and glass of mulled wine as you take in the magical views around you. Start 2018 in style and see in the New Year here in Cumbria!

As we head into January, this traditionally quieter time of year gives you the perfect opportunity to get out and about exploring the breathtaking winter scenery or even to try your hand at a new activity. There are action packed days out available all year round so make a new year's resolution to try something new, get out there and explore all that Cumbria has to offer.

February makes for the perfect romantic getaway for a special valentine’s weekend with your loved one. A leisurely fell walk followed by a cruise across a lake and to finish, a romantic meal - your Valentine’s break will provide memories to last forever.

Throughout the winter season, the Love Cumbria visitor rewards card can offer you great deals on places to go, food & retail. Cards cost just £10 and enable 2 people to benefit from the whle range of offers. Click here to see the full list and buy your card now

The winter months in Cumbria see the county undergo a dramatic change in scenery. The sweeping valleys turn to shades of orange, yellow & gold as autumn begins to take hold of the countryside, all before the magical snow coats the county. Cumbria is the perfect place for your winter break...

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Cosy cottages, quaint B&B's, luxury hotels & spas and lakeside lodges. Cumbria has accommodation to suit all budgets & needs this season.

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Love CUmbria Card

Love Cumbria card

The 2017-18 Love Cumbria card is now available. Buy yours online.

We’re delighted to announce that the Love Cumbria card is now available to purchase on from November 1st until 18th March 2018 to help you make the most of your stay in Cumbria this winter.

The card includes a range of fantastic offers such as ‘2 for 1s’ and up to 30% off entrance to popular attractions, cafes and restaurants.

The card costs just £10, giving 2 people easy access to the offers from the date of arrival in the Lake District, Cumbria.

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Cumbrian Crafts, Gifts & Treats

Whether you are looking for a momento to take home with you or trying to find the perfect Christmas gift, Cumbria is home to award winning local produce, traditional delicacies and fantastic souvenirs. From a bottle of locally brewed spirit to a favourite sweet treat for your loved one, there is something for all ages and tastes in Cumbria.

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Seasonal Tips & Days Out

Find inspiration with loads of things to do, places to visit and days out. Cumbria has a great range of events happening all year round. Check out some of our latest blog posts and itineraries to help you plan your winter break.

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