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  • English Lake District, Cumbria, UK
  • Derwentwater lake and Keswick, Lake District
  • Lake District Valley

Located in the extreme north-west England, the Lake District is a scenic National Park made up of a series of serene lakes, rugged mountains and several attractive market towns. The landscape of the Lake District will definitely charm you on an England vacation with its green fields, stone cottages, dry stone walls and rolling fells. The principal lakes are Coniston, Windermere, Ullswater and Derwentwater, all surrounded by magnificent terrain. One way of enjoying the lakes is by taking a boat cruise. Another is to take short walks or long hikes in the Lake District. There are companies who organize walking itineraries including accommodation, transfer of luggage from one point to another and detailed maps showing points of interests.

Also, linger a while in one of the market towns such as Keswick, Ambleside or Coniston, perfect for browsing the small shops, partake of lunch or a typical afternoon tea. William Wordsworth, the famous English poet, used to live at Dove Cottage on the edge of Grasmere. The cottage's rooms are full of artifacts from the time he lived there. The Wordsworth Museum & Art Gallery next door houses one of the main Wordsworth collections including many original manuscripts.

The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway is a pocket-sized railway originally built to ferry iron ore from the mines out to the coast. These days, it is a major attraction with miniature steam trains that travel down the Eskdale valley between the coastal town of Ravenglass and the village of Dalegart—a great way to view the countryside on a trip to England. Beatrix Potter spent much of her time here. When she died, she left 14 farms and 4000 acres of land of her own beloved countryside to the National Trust for all to enjoy. Hill Top is a 17th Century house near Hawkshead and was once her home and is open to the public as a writer's house museum. The Lakeland Motor Museum has a collection of 30,000 exhibits including 140 classic cars and motorbikes.

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  • Highlights of Britain Back Roads: London to Edinburgh

    Travel through the idyllic English and Scottish countryside visiting the iconic and historic cities of Oxford, Chester and York as well as enjoying the spectacular scenery of the Cotswold’s, Snowdonia National Park, the Yorkshire Dales, the Lake District and the Scottish Lowlands.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,932
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Small Group Touring
    England See Trip Details
  • London to Edinburgh Small Group Adventure

    Starting from London, enjoy historic sites, scenic landscapes, beautiful lakes and quaint towns on this journey which includes stops in Stratford, York and Keswick in the Lake District allowing you to become acquainted with some of England’s most spectacular countryside en route to Edinburgh.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,416
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Small Group Touring
    England See Trip Details
  • York, The Dales, Lake District & Hadrian's Wall Small Group Tour from Edinburgh

    Unlike most Edinburgh based tours that focus on Scotland, this one is all about the north of England, including Hadrian’s Wall, beautiful Yorkshire, and the Lake District.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 905
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Small Group Touring
    Scotland See Trip Details
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