Above photo - buttermere
area around Grasmere, Ambleside, Coniston & Windermere
forms the hub of the tourist activity during the
Summer months and are perfect places to base walking
or cycling trips.
Photo above: Lake
district offers great locations
|Hundreds of beaches and inlets combining with centuries old fishing villages and sophisticated seaside resorts - the perfect locations for fun by the sea. Discover rock pools, secluded coves for unwinding with a good book and tales of sea faring adventures.
Wast water is the deepest Lake
in the Lake District and is over looked by Scafell
pike which at 3206 feet is Englands highest mountain.
| Lake Winderemere is the largest
and I suppose the most commercialised of all the
Foot Park is situated at the southern
end of Lake Windermere on the Lake road, the National
Trust owned Fell Foot Park is a great place to
be on a summers day to just sit and relax or if
you are brave enough-to swim in the cold Lake
water. There is a cafe to keep you fed and watered
all day long and of course the ubiquitous gift
Photo above: Lake
Manchester Airport is 1 hours away. There are direct
train links from the airport to Grange-over-Sands, Ulverston
The easiest approach is from Junction 36 off the M6
motorway, from where you will soon see signs for the
A590, Grange and Barrow. Most routes from the north
of Cumbria, including those through the Central Lake
District, join the A590, which is the main road through
the Furness and Cartmel Peninsulas.
Arguably one of the most scenic train journeys in the
country. Rail links to Grange-over-Sands, Ulverston
National Rail Enquiries: Tel: 08457 484950
suggestion is to spend at least 3 days in Lake
district to decently explore this wonderful area.
Lake district is filled with beautiful sceneries and walk in cafes that will give you the solitude and quiet time that you need, to take some time out from your busy schedule and find the creativity in you to reflect on your life.
So if you want leisure and beauty to come together you must visit Lake District at least once and you are sure to go back to it again and again. There are a host of places to see in Lake District and once in this beautiful place, you must not miss out on any of them.
Lake District is host to one of the largest freshwater aquariums in Britain where you can enjoy yourself with otters, sharks and other mammals including bank voles and brown rats. Among the places to see in Lake District is it's famous under water tunnel that brings with it the attraction of diving ducks. Apart from this there are several other places that you must see in Lake District.
The Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum introduces literature lovers to the place that inspired a great poet like Wordsworth to write his masterpieces. The Museum also exhibits precious manuscripts, possessions and portraits of the famous poet.
The K.Village outlet Centre provides you with an opportunity to shop for good quality products at cheap and attractive prices. When you are tired after your shopping expedition, you can rest at its popular Riverside Café and regain your energy.
The Lake District Coast Aquarium in Maryport offers you activities like fish feeding. You can also explore the marine life of the locality including star fish and rays. It has a golf course and an amusement park where you can unwind and enjoy yourself.
The Lake District Visitor Centre attracts tourists with its exhibitions, beautiful gardens, playgrounds, stores, coffee shops and information centers. It is here that you can explore the beauty of this place through a luxurious cruise ride.
The Beatrix Potter Gallery comes alive with its beautiful and innovative artwork that is especially attractive to children. Apart from these there are the Windermere Lake Cruise services that you must not miss. The Stars Motor Museum is a dream come true for all car lovers with its wide range of car exhibit.
Ullswater steamer rides and walks down the adjacent pathway are a must for those who are nature lovers. A visit to the Wild Animal Park at south Lakes and day trips to places like Keswick, Kendal and Buttermere are also mandatory.
There is no dearth of places that you can see in Lake District. It is that place which inspired Wordsworth to create his magic and it is sure to guide you in the path of solitude and innovation too, with its serene beauty. Lake District will draw you closer to nature and away from the noise of your busy life.
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