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Land of Tarns & FellsLake District

A magical land of rippling mountain ridges, deep, dark lakes and thick mountain forests stands hidden in a north western corner of England. The Lake District has fascinated and inspired visitors for generations, with creatives like William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter famously settling amongst the valleys and peaks.

Hike the mountain trails, kayak along the lakes, look out for red squirrels and the abundance of rare flora scattered throughout the expansive countryside. Awarded World Heritage Site status, the Lake District will continue to bewitch all who visit for decades to come.

The Lake District is a mountainous region in Cumbria, North-West England. Nearly all of the Lake District lies within the Lake District National Park, although the town of Kendal and the Lakeland Peninsulas are currently outside the park boundary. It was the second national park to be created in England and is the second largest in the UK after the Cairngorms in Scotland, covering about 912 square miles. It is the most visited park in the UK, with over 15 million people coming to the park to enjoy what it has to offer, every year.

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