One of the most scenic and most attractive regions of the UK has to be the Cumbria and Lake District region in the North West of England.
Cumbria is a non-metropolitan county located in the North West close to Scotland. This region is arguably one of the UK’s most beautiful locations with outlandish scenic views of mountains, lakes and amazing landscapes. The landscapes have breathtaking beauty with panoramic views of the hills, similar to what might be found at the Swiss Alps – minus the massive mountains of course! You get the idea.
If you are thinking of a great holiday away from the hustle and bustle of the city, then a Cumbria travel holiday is definitely one of the favorite locations where you can savor the great outdoors and enjoy the serene atmosphere. The beautiful scenery and the splendor of the hills and lakes is definitely worth the trip up north.
There are plenty of fun, interesting and amazing things to do and sights to see. There is a whole itinerary of attractions to visit in Cumbria and the Lake District region. There are dozens of exciting little inns and pubs where visitors can enjoy sampling local cuisines as well as plenty of food and drink. There are lots of nice restaurants too, for those that prefer more exotic meals and fine dining. A Cumbria travel holiday would be incomplete without a visit to the amazing art galleries, shops and stores located here.
Lovers of outdoor activity will find plenty to occupy their time. There’s lots of fun activity that families, visitors and tourists can engage in. From walks and hikes across miles of scenic hills and panoramic landscapes to abseiling, cycling and rock climbing; there’s definitely enough to make the trip memorable and exciting.
There is suitable accommodation available in the Lake District. Visitors will find lovely accommodation in Grasmere village. There is a wide variety of accommodation offered here and it’s suitable for all sorts of travelers; from the budget tourist to the high end travelers. Grasmere offers accommodation at youth hostels, caravans, guest houses, hotels and even farm breaks.
Optional accommodation can be found at Cumbrian cottages. Here, travelers will have a choice of over 900 holiday cottages. They include lodges, apartment and houses and are located in some of the most scenic and aptly located areas of Cumbria. These accommodation options are affordable, comfortable and have at least a 3 star rating.
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