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Lake District National Park

The Lake District National Park is famous for its stunning scenery, abundant wildlife and cultural heritage.

The semi-natural woodlands add texture, colour and variety to the landscape and also provide a home for native animals and plants. The high rainfall in the core of the National Park favours woodlands rich in Atlantic mosses and liverworts, ferns and lichen.

The presence of wood pasture, pollards and old coppice woodland form part of the rich cultural heritage of the National Park. The tranquillity of the fells, valleys and lakes gives a sense of space and freedom. There is an opportunity for spiritual refreshment: a release from the pressures of modern-day life.

Lake District locals have worked the land and helped shape the landscape, while writers and environmentalists have campaigned for landscape protection. Artists and writers such as Turner, Heaton Cooper, Kurt Schwitters, Wordsworth, Coleridge and De Quincey have gained inspiration from the area, as well as childrens authors Arthur Ransome and Beatrix Potter.

The area has its own dialects and distinctive sports such as hound trailing, fell running, and Cumberland and Westmorland wrestling. Indigenous breeds of sheep and local crafts and foods are celebrated at valley shows and nationally.

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Oak Head Caravan Park

Grange over Sands
Tel: 01539 531475
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Oak Head Caravan Park Is located immediately between the Cartmel peninsula and the southern tip of Lake Windermere. It offers a quiet, attractive and secluded setting, yet is within only twenty minutes drive of some of the finest sights of English Lakeland. The park occupies a well tended,...

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Birchbank Farm

Tel: 01229 885277
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Small farm site next to open fell with many footpaths and bridleways nearby. Ideal for walking and birdwatching. Two miles from the A5092 along unfenced road with views of Duddon Estuary and Coniston Fells. Boating on Coniston Water is five miles away. Grass site, mainly level, next to shallow...

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Crook Farm

Tel: 01229 861481
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Also available for those requiring self catering accommodation is a large 6 berth luxury caravan. The caravan sleeps up to 6 persons and is well appointed with all modern conveniences. 5 pitches for camping with electric hook-up and shower/toilet block on site.

Why not try Bed and Breakfasts in this area...