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Visit Cumbria
A guide to the many attractions and places of interest in Cumbria, The Lake District, England, including historic buildings, lakes, preserved railways, ...


Cumbria and Lake District Tourist Board
For all your holiday information on Cumbria and the Lake District, like where to stay, what to do, Cumbria attractions, Lake District walking.


Cumbria Wildlife Trust
An organisation whose aims are to protect the wildlife of Cumbria. Today it has about 4000 members and manages around 40 nature reserves.


Cumbria Biodiversity Partnership
The place to find out about wildlife & biodiversity in Cumbria!


BBC - Cumbria - Nature
Nature in Cumbria, nature, ... Nature links. Find out more about Cumbria's nature by visiting some of the county's wildlife organisations.


Cumbria County Council
The Council is an elected authority which provides a range of services for local people, visitors and the business community.


Cumbria books, maps and guides
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Lake District Hotels, Attractions, Events...
Book online for your perfect Lake District Holiday. Discover a range of lake district hotels, special offers and spectacular Cumbrian events.


Lake District National Park Authority
The official web site of the Lake District National Park authority. Information about the Lake District, the Park Authority, the Brockhole visitor centre...

This is a set of photos representing life in the Lake District National Park, covering various important themes in the area.


In the Lake District, 500 million years of geological processes have produced a physical landscape of mountains and lakes of great scenic beauty.


Get outdoors
With more than 3500 kilometres of rights of way, you can walk, cycle and ride around the beautiful Lake District countryside to your heart's content...

Wildlife in Cumbria
Cumbria is enormously rich in wildlife and has a tremendous variety of habitats and a huge variation in climate. It has more SSSI's (about 227) than any...


The Cumbria Directory is a guide to Cumbria and the Lake District
Travellers guide to Cumbria and the Lake District. Includes business and accommodation listings, and tourist attractions.


Virtual Cumbria showcases the best Cumbria and the English Lake District have to offer!


Rural Community Council for Cumbria
Welcome to the VAC website. VAC (Voluntary Action Cumbria) is the Rural Community Council for Cumbria and works with people and communities to improve the...


Cycling Cumbria
Visit what is surely England's finest cycling destination - Cumbria. This site will show you where to go, what to do and how to do it whether you're a...


Country Cottages
Whether you want a long holiday or a short break, there is nothing better than a country cottage holiday to enjoy the countryside in England.


Lake District Tourist Guide
Lake District Tourist Guide caters for all tourist and holiday makers. From a hotel by the lake or walking throughout the district we can help.


Lake District UK and Cumbria Wildlife Parks, Zoos
Cumbria and Lake District wildlife, animals, zoos and links.


East Cumbria Countryside Project - ECCP
East Cumbria Countryside Project works to create a diverse and thriving rural area, with high quality landscape and wildlife, recreational access for the...


Lake District countryside information
Countryside activity information for the Lake District, England, highlighting attractions, history, and visitor information.


Friends of the Lake District
An organisation established in 1934 and dedicated to protecting and conserving the Lake District, and which campaigned successfully for its designation as a...


National Trust | North West | Lake District countryside
There is so much to do in the Lake District's varied valleys.


BBC - Cumbria - Coast
Find out about this exciting new TV series on BBC2 looking at the coast.


West Cumbria Coast - Overview
A Brief guide to the history and attractions of the West coast of Cumbria.


Cumbria Coastal Way
Much of the route parallels the Cumbria Coast railway line operated by First North Western, and there are a number of local bus connections.


Cumbria Coastal Way - LDWA Long Distance Paths
From Silverdale on Morecambe Bay, the route follows the fascinating Cumbria coast from the boundary with Lancashire, around the southern Cumbrian peninsulas...


The RSPB: Near you
A Spatial Planning Guide for on-shore wind farm developments in Cumbria ... Over 14000 people around the UK give their time for the RSPB.


Waterways of Cumbria
Navigable Rivers and Canals within Cumbria. Carlisle Canal. A canal that was entirely within Cumbria. Waterway Description:. A 11.25 mile, 8 lock...


Cumbria | Canals and Rivers | In Your Area is a comprehensive guide to Cumbria canals and rivers, places to go and ... 2008, British Waterways' leisure website.


South Cumbria Rivers Trust
South Cumbria Rivers Trust. Caring for the lakes, rivers and wetlands of the southern Lake District.


Environment Agency - Main Rivers in Cumbria
This is a map showing the main and ordinary rivers in Cumbria.


Lake District Outdoors :: Rivers
Visit the Official Website of Cumbria, The Lake District ... Technical, challenging descents of exciting rivers attract white water paddlers especially when...


Derivation of the Names of Lake District Rivers
In former days this river was very prone to quick flooding and so was often of considerable breadth. It is also a fairly wide river in its lower reaches.


Industries of Cumbria - Canals
Canal building in Cumbria has in general been limited by the difficult terrain which determined that both construction and maintenance would be uneconomic...


Lake District lakes
Bassenthwaite. Travelling on the B5289 from Keswick, take the Watendlath turning and stop ... Crummock Water is the largest lake in the Buttermere Valley...


The Lakes of the English Lake District
The best views of Bassenthwaite lake, indeed, one of the best views in the Lake ... Just north of the smaller Buttermere, Crummock Water lies at the foot of...


Environment Agency - History of lake formation
The dramatic scenery of the Lake District has been shaped by the underlying ... Derwent Water and Bassenthwaite Lake: Like Buttermere and Crummock Water...


Gardens in Cumbria; Lake District Gardens
Cumbria is full of Spectacular gardens that will astound the senses. ... Scenic highlights · Towns & villages · Parks & gardens · History & heritage...


Historic Houses and Gardens of Cumbria
There is a separate listing of the gardens which were created by Thomas Mawson, (1861-1933), the founder of modern landscape architecture...


Cumbria Business Environment Network
Green Business Image · Environmental Awards · Green Your Workspace · Cumbria Business Environment Network · Collaborative Business Recycling...


Geology of Furness & Cumbria
This article presents a brief layman's guide to the geology of Cumbria, and describes the limestone and haematite formations found at Lindal and Marton.


Cumbria books, maps and guides
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