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Open water swimming in the Lake District

The Lake District is one of the best places in the world for open water swimming.

Lakeland's famous Herdwick sheep

Find out more about the hardy Herdwick sheep, one of the most recognisable sights in the Lake District.

Lake District mountains

These are the best mountains to climb in the Lake District, with amazing views from the top.

Lake District breweries & distilleries

Taste your way around the Lake District and enjoy the region's finest alcoholic drinks at these local breweries and distilleries.

Walking in the Lake District

From lakeside walks to fell climbs, we've created a complete guide to walking in the Lake District.

Ultimate Lake District activities

From white-knuckle watersports to treetop treks, we've compiled the ultimate activities in the Lakes.

Full guide to the Lake District

View our full guide to discover all that the Lake District has to offer you on your next retreat.

Christmas in the Lake District

See what's happening in the Lake District this Christmas with our festive events guide.

5 Beatrix Potter attractions for kids

Beatrix Potter is best known for her beautiful children’s books which are loved by children everywhere.

Unique Lake District events

Discover some traditions unique to the Lake District at these local sporting events, shows and festivals.

Fun for all the family

There's plenty for kids and adults alike to enjoy at these fantastic Lake District attractions.

A guide to Hawkshead

A complete guide to the pretty and historic village of Hawkshead, the home of Lakeland Hideaways.
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