View of Ullswater from Gowbarrow copyright Val Corbett
View of Ullswater from Gowbarrow

Places to go

England's largest National Park is a gem of a place to visit. There are breathtaking lakes, soaring mountains - known locally as 'fells', picturesque valleys and even sandy coastline.

Each lake and valley has a distinct character of its own. Find out more in:

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A taste of the lakes

Check out Brockhole - The Lake District Visitor Centre. There's extensive lakeshore grounds, an adventure playground, exhibitions, events, activities and Tree Top Trek!

All aboard!

From boat hire to bike hire, canoes to electric boats, a great place to start is Coniston Boating Centre.

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