The Lake District National Park is a living landscape as it is home to over 40,000 people.
This video shows Bowness Bay, Windermere Marina, the Georgian roundhouse on Belle Isle on Windermere, Wordsworth's Dove Cottage in Grasmere and Keswick.
As well as Wordsworth, many other writers have been inspired by the Lake District. Find out more on our Famous writers page.
Visit Golakes (opens in new window), the official website of the tourist board for The Lake District and Cumbria. Browse and book accommodation and attractions online and see what's on in the area.