Published: Wednesday 14th Aug 2019

Written by: Alex Barton

The Lake District, Cumbria is one of the most beautiful parts of the UK. An area littered by mountains, lakes, hills, forests, tarns, villages and the best views in the country! So we’ve put together a little list on why the Lake District should be your summer holiday destination in 2019!

1 – There are tons of Meres, Waters and Tarns (But only one Lake!)

Two people looking over Lake Windermere

2 – The Lakes is home to England’s only mountain forest, Whinlatter

Stream running through Whinlatter forest

3 – Whichever direction you look, you see views like this

Coniston water in the Lake District

4 – And this

Road by Coniston Water

5 – And sometimes…this

Sunset over Lake Windermere

6 – Cumbrians are some of the friendliest people in the country

Sheep in the Lake District

7 – Each season brings a unique atmosphere. Each more spectacular than the last. The Springs are splendid!

Daffodils by Ullswater

8 – The summers are scorching! Surprise View Derwentwater

9 – The autumns are awe-inspiring Autumn in the Lake District

10 – The Winters are wonderful

Winter at Wastwater

11 – We have the prettiest cottages in the land

Luxury Lake District cottage

12 – Some with hot tubs

Hot tub cottage

13 – And others that LOVE pets!

Dog in the Lake District

14 – Those that are perfect for two

Dale End Loggia, Grasmere Cottage

15 – and those that can fit the whole family

Cottage with a view in the Lake District

16 – Our local produce is award-winning

Local Cumbrian produce

17 – And known throughout the world!

Cartmel Sticky Toffee Pudding

18 – We have two national parks Lake District national park

19 – The Lake District

The Langdale Pikes

20 – And the Yorkshire Dales

Kirkby Lonsdale

21 – Yes, part of the Yorkshire Dales is in Cumbria!

The Yorkshire Dales

22 – We have a rich cultural history

lake District events

23 – With events all year round

Kendal Calling

24 – Our landscapes are dotted by castles!

Kendal Castle

25 – Our architecture is gorgeous!

Lake District buildings

26 – It’s the perfect place to just stop and relax

Couple in the Lake District

27 – and escape the rush of the cities View of Lake Windermere

28 – It really is one of the most beautiful places on the planet

Elterwater and the Langdale Pikes

29 – and there isn’t anywhere quite like it Loughrigg Tarn

30 – You’ll struggle to leave


31 – But you’ll already be looking forward to your next visit

Orrest Head

32 – And Good Life have the best choice in Lake District Cottages for you…

Cleabarrow Cottage

Alex Barton



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