Whether it’s a weekend break to visit the stunning scenery, days out with the children at wonderful museums or a taste sensation at one of the region’s splendid restaurants, Cumbria and the Lake District has got it all. You can get a taste for fine dining at the end of a hard day’s shopping in picturesque stone-built villages. Come here for traditional pub culture, sample excellent local produce or explore the dramatic valleys, lakes and mountains. Cumbria and the Lake District is packed with historical interest and cultural heritage but, as you’ll see, it’s also a thriving region. So whatever you do during your visit to one of the most beautiful regions of the UK, please enjoy – and come back soon!
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Fine dining, small independents and everything in between – you’ll never go hungry here.
Arts & culture
Over the centuries, creative people have found inspiration in Cumbria and the Lake District, England’s best-known landscape.
Whether you want to watch or take part, there’s always plenty of sporting activities on offer in Cumbria and the Lake District.
This region has a wealth of historic pubs offering roaring fires in the winter and scenic beer gardens in the summer.
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Business & property
Tourism mainly drives Cumbria and the Lake District’s economy, but there’s also a strong agricultural and manufacturing sector.
Places to stay
Whether you want to stay here in style, luxury, comfort or just cheaply, you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Whatever the time of year, and whatever the weather, there’s always plenty to do here.
Reasons to visit
There are dozens of reasons to visit Cumbria & the Lake District – here are a few of our favourites.
You can pack a lot into a couple of days – try this itinerary to make the most of it.
Getting here & around
Cumbria & the Lake District is accessible by plane, car, train or bus.
Although you’ll never run out of things to do here, there’s also plenty to see and do further afield.