In the Northwest of England, you find the largest National Park in the country- The Lake District National Park. Travelers come here to enjoy hiking and climbing. Since ages the region of Lake District came under Cumberland, Lancashire, and Westmorland. But now it belongs to the county of Cumbria.

HOW TO GO

Oxenholme Rail station is the nearest station to Lake district. But there are also Barrow, Penrith, Kendal, Windermere and Carlisle stations which take you to different parts of Lake District. Besides train, there is also airline service to Glasgow and Manchester. But the best way of all is driving from London. It takes five hours to reach Lake District.

WHEN TO GO

From April starts the tourist season. The days get longer, so you have enough time in your hand to enjoy the bluebell studded scenery. Many events take place during this period to engage the tourists like the Cycling Sportive on 13th May. The farmers market, Jazz show, and county show all take place during May. May is the Best time to visit without rain pouring down in Cumbria.

WHERE TO GO

The peaceful landscape offers opportunities for climbers and hikers. Great Langdale is the iconic hikes in Lake District and for hikers climbing Helvellyn is a great experience. And trekkers can head to Newlands Valley for a peaceful view of the countryside. Catbells Lakeland Walk, Orrest Head, Tarn Hows, Old Man of Coniston are scenic hiking trails in Lake District. After all the leg work head to the Lake Windermere to take a cruise on the largest lake in England. The lovely countryside attracted poets and writers to Lake District so that you can find Wordsworth House in Grasmere.

ELECTRICITY

The three pinned Type G socket requires an adapter to fit your charger. The standard voltage is 230, unless your device has dual voltage, then you need a converter to hike up the voltage of your device.

December 28, 2017 11:48 pm Published by

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