The English Lake District.
The Lake District is located in Cumbria on the Western side of England, an area of natural beauty, well known for its Lakes, Waters and Tarns, the Lake District is also known as Lakeland or The Lakes.
The Lake District has some splendid Archeological sites including Stone Circles and many visitor attractions for the visitor to see. On average 15 million people visit this area, see the Tourist Statistics for the Lake District.
The Lake District also has some very Famous People from Beatrix Potter to William Wordsworth who are known worldwide for their roles in Lakeland history. The area is split into Northern, Eastern, Western and Southern Lakes, all are very popular tourist destinations almost all year round.
The Lake District is 2,292 square kilometers in size and has a population of just over 42,000, one third of the population are dependent upon tourism for their livelihood. Tourist Statistics for the Lake District
The Eastern Lake District has some excellent mountain scenery from all angles, probably one of the most visited areas during weekend breaks or holidays. More detail on the Eastern Lakes
Probably the gateway to the Lake District National Park, with the village of Windermere the first to greet you on your visit, Bowness the popular tourist hot spot for Bank holiday weekends. More detail on the Southern Lakes
Tourist Information Centres can be found in most of the main villages throughout the Lake District, each are usually able to find accommodation at short notice should you decide to stay over night and didn’t book anywhere prior to arriving, they are able to contact owners in the area or village after checking their database of availability. Tourist Information Centres