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Lake District

The Lake District is rightly regarded as one of the most beautiful areas in the whole of Great Britain so it’s no wonder that many people are choosing to take their summer holidays there this year. There is one problem with taking a break in the Lake District however, there is just so much to see and do that you will never be able to fit it all into just one holiday.

The biggest draw of all to the Lake District is the natural environment; The National Park is home to high peaks reflected into picturesque lakes, lush forests in dramatic valleys and centuries old towns and villages. Which ever part of the Lakes you visit you are sure to come across a ‘Kodak moment’, in fact it’s a good idea to make sure you have plenty of space on your memory card or bring plenty of film as its quite likely you will be taking plenty of pictures.  One of the most beautiful valleys of the Lake District is Borrowdale with its ancient woodlands, green pastures and old packhorse tracks cutting through the landscape. There are plenty more beautiful valleys just waiting to be explored.

Walking is a hugely popular past time in the Lake District. There are many great walking tracks throughout the area taking you through a variety of different landscapes such as trekking up mountains to strolling alongside tranquil lakes. Walking is also a great way to see more of the countryside as roads and cars will only take you so far, to be truly among the landscape you will need to be on foot.

There are plenty of pretty old towns and villages to explore offering great food and drink and a warm welcome. Stop in to the many old pubs for a quick drink or pop into an old English tea room for a lite snack. The towns and villages also provide great accommodation ranging from a Lake District hotel to B&B’s, guest houses, holiday cottages and camping sites.

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