Explore the long-distance linear route on the Cumbrian Way, designed in the 1970s by members of the Local Walkers Association, through the heart of the Lake District National Park.
Discover mountain lakes (or tarns), habitats for a variety of species such as vendace and char, red squirrel and crayfish. Walk the forest trails among mosses, ferns and lichens, and swampy areas filled with carnivorous plants.
Explore the classic lakeland region amid the villages of Ulverston, Coniston, Great Langdale, Keswick, Caldbeck and Carlisle, as you explore the attractive combination of Cumbria's nature and fascinating heritage.
- Visit the world's only museum dedicated to the comedians Laurel & Hardy.
- Tour Coniston, home of writer Arthur Ransome and artist John Ruskin.
- Visit the Middle Fell Bridge, centre of the plot in the 1945 film "Brief Encounter".
- Visit the Dungeon Ghyll Force Waterfall, described in "The Idle Shepherd Boys" by the poet William Wordsworth.
- Tour Wainwright Fell, one of the 214 moors in the Lake District described in Alfred Wainwright's pictorial guide.
- Explore Millican Dalton’s Caves, the "Professor of Adventure" who lived for nearly 50 years in one of them.