Cumbria’s Lake District is an outdoor adventure lover’s paradise. From hiking and cycling through to more strenuous activities such as climbing, kayaking and quad biking; if you love the outdoors you’ll love the Lakes. All year round there is plenty to keep everyone of all ages busy, no matter how much energy you have! Here are a few suggestions for things to do in the Lake District.
Fifteen million tourists a year are drawn to Yorkshire by the stunning variety of landscape and over 800 attractions, from World Heritage Sites to mining museums, ruined castles and abbeys, to hands on museums. You’ll find serene gardens and unique breweries, thrilling rides and industrial heritage. From attractions and museums to sports and galleries, from the history-lover to the inquisitive child, there’s something for everyone
Although often called a “country”, Wales is in fact a “Principality” and a region of the UK which is exceptionally beautiful and historic. With its own distinctive culture and its own widely spoken language, it is quite different from England with which it has been very closely associated since the 13th century. Because of the relative lack of industrial development in rural areas, particularly in the north, the remnants of history are particularly visible. Most famous of these remnants are the castles built by Edward I and the Welsh princes – Wales has a greater density of these than any other region in the world.