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Skelwith Fold: room with a view

Destination: Ambleside

Nestled in the beautiful countryside of Ambleside in the Lake District, it’s clear why Skelwith Fold has been voted one of the best caravan parks in Britain

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The Angel Inn, Bowness-on-Windermere

A foodie weekend in Windermere

Destination: Windermere

When your time in the Lake District is limited, and you like to eat well, it pays to know where to go. Here's the very thing you need: a gastro guide to the best foodie spots in and around Windermere

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A romantic break at Center Parc

Destination: Lake District

Center Parc might not be the first place you'd think of going for a romantic getaway - but at Whinfell Forest in Cumbria, we found it had everything we look for in a happy weekend away for two

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Ullswater from Glenridding

Ullswater - a whole new world

Destination: Penrith

The Lake District makes me feel happy purely by its very existence. Knowing that its always there, ready to transport me to its carefree alternate reality when the real world gets too much.

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The suite at Moresby Hall

A fresh look at the lakes

Destination: Whitehaven

I'm not bored of Coniston yet, and I still love Windermere. But can I find a new angle on England's magnificent Lake District?

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Top five activity breaks in England

Destination: East Sussex

Bursting with energy and looking for somewhere to work it all off? Check out this guide to five English adventure centres, where you can try your hand at anything from archery to dragon boating

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Grasmere (© Dave Willis)

The very best of the Lake District

Destination: Lake District

It’s a region of superlatives: England’s longest and deepest lakes (Windermere and Wastwater), its highest mountain (Scafell Pike)... and some of its finest hotels, restaurants, pubs, walks and views

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Ennerdale YHA, The Lake District

Best foot forward on Britain's coast-to-coast hike

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Destination: Lake District

Tackle one of the UK's most varied and challenging long-distance walks - the 192-mile coast-to-coast route through three of northern England's most scenic national parks

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Good-value break in the Lake District

Destination: Lake District

All you need for a romantic short break with your special someone is a car, camping equipment and £50 in cash. The Lake District will take care of the rest

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Ghostly goings-on in Cumbria

Destination: Lake District

A turbulent geological past has left Cumbria in northwest England as an environment of extremes: extreme topography – and extreme mythology

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