Explore The Lake District

For such a tiny island, Great Britain certainly pulls its weight when it comes to tourist attractions. From Land’s End to John O’Groats, the United Kingdom is packed with things to do and see. Every part of the UK has its own unique charm and atmosphere, but perhaps the most attractive of all is the Lake District

William Wordsworth called the Lake District “the loveliest spot that man hath ever found”, and it’s easy to see why. Located in Cumbria in the far northwest corner of the country, the Lake District is an unspoiled wonderland of peaks and valleys, towns and villages, and, most importantly, lakes. From the dizzying heights of Scafell Pike to the calm waters of Lake Windermere, the Lake District has something for everyone. Climbers, hikers, sailors, and those just looking for a bit of peace and quiet, will find plenty to enjoy..

Visiting The Lake District

Popular attractions in the Lake District

The Lake District has an impressive array of attractions, both natural and man-made.
For those in search of fresh air and exercise, there’s boating on Windermere, Ullswater and Derwentwater, not to mention climbing and scrambling on Scafell Pike and Helvellyn.

If you prefer to immerse yourself in the region’s rich history, you can pay a visit to the mysterious Castlerigg Stone Circle in Keswick, or any number of ancient castles and stately homes.

Literary buffs will be in their element with the chance to walk around the homes of William Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter, and many others.

Finally, if you’re looking for something completely different, why not take a trip to the world-famous pencil museum in Keswick? It’s more interesting than you might think!

Getting to The Lake District

Some popular postcodes for your satnav.
Bowness on Windermere: LA23 3HQ
Ambleside Pier: LA22 0EY
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Why choose Explore Britain?

With so much to see in the Lake District, it can be hard to cram it all in.
An Explore Britain tour will ensure that you make the most of your trip, whilst also offering great value for money.
Whether you choose our full day ten lakes tour, or our half-day Beatrix Potter tour, you can rest assured that you’re getting the best possible Lake District experience.

We’ll take care of everything from transport to entrance tickets, so you can sit back and soak in the atmosphere.
We have received hundreds of positive reviews from satisfied customers, so why not have a read before you book?

We’re always happy to answer any questions you might have about our tours, so get in touch today for more details.

Where to go?

Some popular postcodes for your satnav.
Bowness on Windermere: LA23 3HQ
Ambleside Pier: LA22 0EY
Glenridding (parking for Helvellyn):CA11 0PA
Wasdale (parking for Scafell Pike): CA20 1EX