The Lake District, also known as the Lakes or Lakeland, is a mountainous region in North West England. A popular holiday destination, it is famous for its lakes, forests and mountains, and its associations with William Wordsworth and other Lake Poets and also with Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin.
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Since its designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Lake District National Park has grown in popularity. While summer is a favourite with tourists, it is worth returning in the autumn to enjoy the beautiful and colourful landscape. Culture lovers can visit the villages of Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere with their typical landscapes, while nature lovers can visit Keswick with its many via ferrata. The historical, recreational and natural attractions of the North West of England make this destination an essential part of your trip to England.
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