Best national parks in Cumbria, England

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Explore the most popular national parks in Cumbria with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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#1 - Lake District National Park
Cumbria, England
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Lake District National Park was the second national park established in the UK and is the most popular with over 16 million visitors per year. The park is known for its rugged fell mountains, historic literary associations and glacial ribbon lakes. Market towns such as Kendal, Ambleside and Keswick on scenic Derwentwater are bases for exploring the area and home to traditional inns, galleries of local art and outdoor equipment shops. Visitors have the opportunity to take winter skills courses, rent boats or simply walk, hike or backpacking the 3,105 kilometres of rights of way. There are a variety of accommodations across the park as well as areas for day use such as picnicking or swimming. The park also includes many historic buildings, gardens and guided tours.Show more