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Cumbria & the Lakes

'No part of the country is more distinguished by its sublimity', mused the grand old bard of the lakes, William Wordsworth, and a couple of centuries on, his words still ring true. For natural splendour, nowhere in England can compare to the Lake District. For centuries, poets, painters and perambulators alike have been flocking here in search of inspiration and escape, and it's still the nation's favourite place to revel in the majesty of the English landscape.


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Young hikers on Striding Edge and Helvellyn in the Lake District national park - stock photo

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Jul 25, 2022 • 8 min read

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