Cumbria at a Glance
Cumbria in the north west of England is one of the United Kingdoms’s most beautiful regions. Most well-known for its stunning countryside and dramatic scenery, the region includes the Lake District, the North Pennines and a portion of the Yorkshire Dales; it is also bordered to the west by the Irish Sea.
- The Lake District is home to some of the most diverse and beautiful scenery and landscapes in the UK. There are sixteen lakes that give the area its name. Lake Windemere is the UK’s largest natural lake at 10.5 miles long and over 200 feet deep.
- There are hundreds of historic sites in Cumbria from Roman ruins and remains to castles and forts as well as a number of abbeys and churches. Additionally Cumbria is also home to the remnants of the Industrial Revolution such as mines and mills.
- The Lake District is also home to England’s highest mountain, Scafell Pike standing at an impressive 3210 feet above sea level.
- Cumbria has been attracting visitors for hundreds of years because of its outstanding natural beauty; it is a region that is not to be missed.
- Cumbria is known as the adventure capital of the UK, and it's unsurprising considering the variety of landscapes and terrain that make up this wonderful region.
- The Lakes are perfectly suited for water sports of all kind, and most of the larger lakes and tarns have a huge variety of water based activities available.
- The mountains are ideal for trekking, hiking and mountain biking along the National Trust trails, as well being perfect for rock climbing and abseiling.
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