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The Lake District is the matriarch of national parks. It’s proud— even a little extravagant. Like a colossal oil painting, daubed in rich tones with dark corners. Flares of auburn heather, ferns the colour of fresh limes. Fells like sleeping giants, tarns tunnelling the peat. It has been one of Britain’s best loved wildernesses since
It has been said: “you may leave the Lake District, but once you’ve been, it’ll never leave you.” This is sure to resonate with those who have stood atop Hellvellyn or watched the sun skirt across Buttermere. If you haven’t been, a trip to one of Britain’s most famous national parks is likely on your bucket list. These are most
Nowhere suits romance quite like the fells and tarns of Cumbria. Especially in midwinter. The sky has shed its summer haze, and the velvet night glitters with stars that reach into oblivion. Winter has a hush-hush magic. It is the season of nostalgia and memory, triggered by the evocative crush of pine needles and cold
It’s no secret The Lake District is one of the most revered national parks in Britain. Nowhere blends ruggedness and cottage garden prettiness so seamlessly. Every fell, lake, and hidden woodland takes your breath away. The Lake District has been a place of pilgrimage for lovers of natural splendour since at least the 19th Century.
The Lake District is a hive of activity all year round, but come the summer months when the days are longer and the clime warmer it’s the perfect time to explore Cumbria and experience some events that make this part of the world come to life. There are some that will challenge and others that will inspire.
“A sort of national property in which every [person] has a right and interest who has an eye to perceive and a heart to enjoy”- William Wordsworth The Lake District made such an impression on Wordsworth growing up here, it influenced his poetry for the entirety of his adult life. He describes a deep connection