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A guide to Cumbria and the Lake District

the lake district & cumbria

Accommodation in Cumbria and the lake district:

bed & breakfast

self catering

Towns in

Cumbrian lakes
mountains &
places to walk

The history of

Photographs of

How to get to

Buy books
about Cumbria
from the EDGE
book shop

See the Art of
Cumbria at the

Buy some of the
finest mustard
available -

Interested in
traditional dry
stone walling?

See our
links page

find out about
EDGE Website

Interested in

Take a look around the site and find out all you want to know about Cumbria and the lake district!

Cumbria’s most important towns are featured in some detail (with photos) and their pages contain links to places of interest in their area as well as a little history on each.

The Mountains Lakes And Walks section describes some of the truly magnificent scenery in the county.

The History section lists the important events and the most interesting of the great many historical sites open to the public or to which access can be gained. As you can imagine with 5,000 years of history from Neolithic times through the Roman occupation, to the bloody Border Wars with Scotland and the English Civil War there is a huge amount to see including many castles and Stone Circles.

The photographs on these pages let you see for yourself how beautiful a place Cumbria is. Don’t worry though, the largest image is only 19K and most are 17K or less. Check out the Photos section!

Under Get Here you will find some very useful information about travelling to Cumbria and the Lake District.