Cumbria The Lake District 

Lakeland Wildlife Oasis

The Lake District is one of the brightest jewels in Britain’s tourism crown. Not only are the area and the county of Cumbria incredibly picturesque with many scenes of astounding natural beauty seemingly around every corner, it also has some of the country’s best tourist attractions. Lakeland Wildlife Oasis is one of the best places to visit in the area and offers adults and children alike a fantastic and educational experience of some of the world’s most exotic wildlife and plants. Part museum and part zoo, this oasis in the…

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Cumbria England The Lake District 

Cockermouth, Cumbria

The Lake District is home to many quaint little towns that consist of fantastic places, friendly people and wonderful views, one of the most ancient market towns being Cockermouth. Just a 15-minute drive from Keswick, and close to many of the stunning mountains around the Lake District, Cockermouth is a delightful place to visit or stay during your trip to the Lakes. Wordsworth House and Garden For those interested in the magnificent poetry of the late William Wordsworth, this National Trust house and garden was birthplace and home to the…

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England Keswick The Lake District 


Keswick is one of the prettiest towns in the northern part of the Lake District in Cumbria. It is located just north of Derwentwater and a few miles south of Bassenthwaite. The town is most famously associated with the great English poets, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Southey, who were inspired by the area’s natural beauty. There has been a settlement at Keswick since the 1200s, when Edward I gave permission for a market to take place. Over the years the fortunes of the town have changed considerably,…

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