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Lake District Tour from Windermere: Ten Lakes in One Winter Day
"Meet your guide at Windermere Tourist Information Center and board your coach for your day of sightseeing around the Lake District. As you travel listen to your guide talking about the scenic region and its many natural landmarks. Open space and a lack of pollution mean that the area is popular with lovers of the great outdoors and hikers are as much of a feature of the landscape as its photogenic meres and mountains.Travel around Lake Windermere the most famous body of water in the Lake District and then stop to stretch your legs in the charming village of Ambleside with its rural pubs and independent shops. Have your camera at hand for impressive lakeside shots at Rydal Water and continue to Grasmere
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Lake District Tour from Windermere: Ten Lakes in One Winter Day
"Meet your guide at Windermere Tourist Information Center and board your coach for your day of sightseeing around the Lake District. As you travel listen to your guide talking about the scenic region and its many natural landmarks. Open space and a lack of pollution mean that the area is popular with lovers of the great outdoors and hikers are as much of a feature of the landscape as its photogenic meres and mountains.Travel around Lake Windermere the most famous body of water in the Lake District and then stop to stretch your legs in the charming village of Ambleside with its rural pubs and independent shops. Have your camera at hand for impressive lakeside shots at Rydal Water and continue to Grasmere
From GBP30.00
 
Lake District Tour from Windermere: Ten Lakes in One Winter Day
"Meet your guide at Windermere Tourist Information Center and board your coach for your day of sightseeing around the Lake District. As you travel listen to your guide talking about the scenic region and its many natural landmarks. Open space and a lack of pollution mean that the area is popular with lovers of the great outdoors and hikers are as much of a feature of the landscape as its photogenic meres and mountains.Travel around Lake Windermere the most famous body of water in the Lake District and then stop to stretch your legs in the charming village of Ambleside with its rural pubs and independent shops. Have your camera at hand for impressive lakeside shots at Rydal Water and continue to Grasmere
From GBP30.00

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Show consideration to others

When visiting the Lake District, Please don’t forget that there are still people trying to work, farmers taking sheep back to the fell being a good example.If you see a local farmer working then try...
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Hanging on a Line...

I don't suppose this occurs in Cumbria alone, hanging out the dead moles on a fence, but it isn't a particularly nice spectacle. We came across this in the north of the county, not so far from...
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True Brits...

Not strictly speaking specific to only Cumbria but we do seem to have our fair share of BBQ's in the rain. WE WILL HAVE A BBQ!!! Once the thing is lit, there's no going back. Good job umbrellas were...
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True saying or Old Wives Tale ??

In Cumbria we have a saying – If you can see the Isle Of Man it is going to rain – (If you can’t see it, it is probably already raining !!)Well I was on Calterton Beach today and the Ile of Man was...
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Laying Poppies, Tribute or Litter ?

This year there was quite a debate about the tradition of laying poppies at The War Memorial on the top of Great Gable on Remembrance Sunday.This tradition has gone on for Many years with sometimes up...
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Dancing around the May-Pole

May-Day, Dancing around the May-Pole in Nether Wasdale, This is something that I used to do more than 40 years ago and little has changed !! The May-Pole was erected to celebrate the golden jubilee of...
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Fish n Chips

Ok, so i am not 100% whether this is a Cumbria custom tip or just a tip for those who visit us 'up north' but you gotta go to a chip shop (and eat them out the paper - no plates or cutlery!) my...
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Cumberland Sausage Anyone?

When visiting cumbria, make sure to try the cumberland sausage (best served with mash and gravy!!!) It is like a spicy sausage - and really nice! (If it's been made by Richard Woodall, then that...
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Borrowdale, Keswick, CA12 5UU, United Kingdom
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Ambleside Road, Windermere, LA23 1LP, United Kingdom
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Warwick Road, Carlisle, CA1 2WF, United Kingdom
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Abbey Road, Barrow-in-Furness, LA13 0PA, United Kingdom
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Old Lake Road, Ambleside, LA22 0DJ, United Kingdom
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Crook Road,, Bowness-On-Windermere, LA23 3JA, uk
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Top Things to Do in Cumbria

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Mirehouse

We came across Mirehouse entirely by accident whilst driving around Bassenthwaite Lake. It happened to be open, so we decided to visit. The house was built in 1666 by the 8th Earl of Derby. He sold...
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Carlisle Castle

I combined the castle with Tullie House Museum so i'm afraid my dead camera means I have no photos of the castle's interior. Carlisle castle is very old....but the Romans were there first! A Roman...
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Town Centre

I enjoyed wandering Kendal's historical town centre. There is nothing particularly special or historical about its appearance. Like the vast majority of English is has a very, very long history...
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Wordsworth House and Garden

It is impossible to visit the Lake District without coming across some reference to the poet William Wordsworth, but why would you want to try? In Cockermouth you can visit the birthplace and...
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The Rum Story

In Whitehaven you can visit The Rum Story, This is a great museum that tells the history of Whitehaven, The Jefferson Family, their links with the Slave Trade and the Rum Trade – a Great Day out For...
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Castlerigg Stone Circle

According to English Heritage, "Castlerigg is perhaps the most atmospheric and dramatically sited of all British stone circles, with panoramic views and the mountains of Helvellyn and High Seat as a...
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