Our Inspire and Explore articles have been created in association with a host of Lake District experts to offer the ultimate guide to holidays in the Lakes. Find things to do for the family, the best places to go, things to do, a host of fine dining recommendations and a few surprises.
Some say the Lake District was made for cycling with extreme off-road mountain biking to gentle country lanes, cross country routes as well as the Lake District Cycling Loop. Bike hire in the Lake District can be found in most areas including electric bikes which could be a good idea; mountain biking in the Lake District can be a bit more enjoyable with a bit of assistance! We have picked a variety of the more popular routes to inspire you.Read More
One of the really special things about this UNESCO National Park is the wonderful choice of Lake District walks; there really is something to suit everyone! Whether you prefer a gentle waterside ramble or strenuous mountain climb you’ll find yourself at famous locations, as well as hidden away gems, amidst stunning landscapes. There is so much to discover as well as rich and diverse nature and wildlife to look out for throughout all the four seasons.Read More
The Lake District isn’t short of perfect places to eat. Whether you’re looking for a Michelin starred meal for two, hearty pub grub in glorious surroundings, ornate tea for two or a quick pit stop as you make your way from one gorgeous location to another – you will find a wealth of wonderful choice.Read More
There’s nowhere quite like the Lake District: a breathtaking region offering some of the country’s finest and most iconic views. This is a place where gorgeous lakes occupy centre stage, surrounded by the scooped out valleys, famous fells and imposing peaks of this deservedly popular National Park.Read More
Make some memories where majestic mountains meet shimmering lakes. The South and Central Lakes are an ideal base to explore the National Park and beyond. Cumbria Tourism offer their expert insight on some of the best and most beautiful Lake District locations to visit.Read More