As well as being the biggest National Park in England, the Lake District National Park is also a World Heritage Site. Boasting towering mountains and beautiful lakes, it is one of England’s treasure and is the perfect place to visit for a holiday.
The Lake District is found in North West England in Cumbria and is home to England’s highest peak, Scaffell Pike. Strangely enough the lake district is only home to 16 actual lakes but with a large number of waters, tarns and meres you could be forgiven for thinking there was a lot more.
Visitors will have a lot to see and do and we have a few of things here for you to look through. It is always handy knowing a bit more about where you are going so looking online to see about attractions and days out will save you running about at the last minute.
Throughout the year there are a number of things to do in the Lake District National Park. You can look through a calendar of events and activities over at the official Lake District National Park site.
If you are a fan of walking, there are a number of walking tours around different areas of the Lake District for all levels.
As you might imagine, Water Sports are another hugely popular activity for people visiting the Lake District. Whether you plan a private day out or want to take advantage of one of the many companies specialising in water sports you won’t be disappointed.
Visitors looking for some fun for the family will want to head along to Brockhole on Windermere. Exhibitions, shows, outings and entertainment can all be found at Brockhole and there is a bit of something for everyone.
The more adventurous among you might want to experience the treetop trek and treetop nets, make use of the adventure playground or just relax at the café and enjoy a beautiful slice of homemade cake.
There are loads of great places that offer all levels of accommodation from budget to luxury. No matter what you are looking for there will be something to suit you. As well as some great hotels, lodges and cottages there are some great camp sites that provide all the necessary facilities.
With so many excellent resources online you will be able to completely plan out your trip to the Lake District National Park. With maps and routes all set out it couldn’t be easier for visitors to find their way about the area.