The Lake District – UK’s No 1 Top Place to Go:
The Lake District has been named the UK’s top destination on Lonely Planet’s new international ‘Ultimate Travel List’.
The prestigious international travel guide has ranked hundreds of what it calls “unmissable global travel experiences” around the world.
The Lake District came top of the UK list along with Hadrian’s Wall who came in at number 13th most essential destination.
Acknowledgement of both of Cumbria’s World Heritage Site speaks volumes for the region.
Furthermore, the Lake District boasts the highest number of Michelin stars anywhere north of London – making Cumbria a true food-lovers paradise.
With Cumbria’s wide-open spaces providing the perfect environment for a visit based around relaxation, health and wellbeing.
Additionally, the county has a lively, vibrant culture and arts sector made famous by the famous Lake District writers such as Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth.
The Lake District is also home to the deepest lake and highest mountain in England.
The whole area gives endless opportunities for adventure and fun in the great outdoors.