This area has so much to offer; majestic fells, sparkling lakes, busy thriving Lakeland villages, lots of visitor attractions and places to visit. You can choose to stay right next to all the amenities or find your own rural retreat close by.
Much of this famous South Lakeland landscape falls within the Lake District National Park and where ever you decide to stay beautiful scenery will surround you.
At the heart of this region are the well known holiday destinations of Windermere, Bowness, Ambleside and Hawkshead, with plenty of shops, restaurants, cafes, pubs and family attractions all close at hand.
A little further north is the charming village and lake at Grasmere and Rydal Water set in a beautiful location surrounded by fells. To the south there are a host of pretty villages waiting to be discovered in lovely rural locations but close enough to the central lakes ‘Hot Spots’ if required.
The central and southern lakes are well placed for touring the Lake District and are ideal for family holidays and couples alike.
Grasmere is a charming village in the heart of the Lake District National Park, situated in a valley surrounded by the lush green slopes of the Lakeland hills.
Located right in the centre of the Lake District at the head of Lake Windermere, Ambleside is surrounded by beautiful scenery.
The delightful village of Coniston nestles at the foot of the famous Coniston Old Man fell and is nearby to the Grizedale Forest.
Lake Windermere is perhaps the best know area in the Lake District and Windermere village itself is about 1km from the lake.
Bowness-on-Windermere is one of the most popular locations in the Lake District. Situated midway down Lake Windermere, a long promenade skirts the lake with views over a busy harbour.
A superb location for those wanting to explore Cumbria and Yorkshire
Situated to the South of the Lake District, and only a short drive from the sea, Kendal is especially well placed to cater for everyone’s holiday needs.
The area around Ingleton contains some of the deepest and longest cave systems in the British Isles. The White Scar Caves in Chapel le Dale can be easily explored as they are both fully illuminated throughout the show cave routes.
The Pennine Bridleway is a new 350 mile long National Trail in the North of England.
Great fishing venues include Bainbridge, Hawes and Aysgarth. Day tickets available
The Pennine Bridleway is a new 350 mile long National Trail in the north of England.
The countryside around Malham is beautiful; there is no other word for it. There are over 800 km of bridleways, byways and green lanes on the doorstep. Perfect for mountain biking!
The idyllic setting is one of the most photographed viewpoints in the Lake District, with an amazing view over the lake of Derwentwater towards Keswick and the surrounding fells.
South of Keswick you can find the stunning valley of Borrowdale where you will discover the three valleys known as Watendlath, Stonethwaite and Seathwaite.
Located in the Borrowdale valley near the Grange village is a 2000 ton boulder. It is most unusually placed, balanced on a strange angle.
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