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This in-depth assurance of the Lake District's neighborhood sights and attractions takes you to the main worthwhile spots—from the glacier ribbons to conventional inns—and wonderful colour images brings the land to existence at the pages.

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This in-depth insurance of the Lake District's neighborhood points of interest and attractions takes you to the main profitable spots—from the glacier ribbons to conventional inns—and lovely colour images brings the land to lifestyles at the pages. realize the Lake District's highlights, with specialist suggestion on exploring the easiest websites, engaging in fairs, and exploring neighborhood landmarks via broad insurance of this attention-grabbing quarter.

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Canoeing, kayaking, sailing and dragon-boating. Closed Nov–Feb. uk. Canoes, kayaks and dinghies; introductory sailing lessons, plus weekend and five-day tuition courses. Closed Nov– March. St Patrick’s Landing Glenridding Pier T017684/82393. Rowboats, motorboats and electric boats. Closed Nov–Feb. uk. Motorboat rental. Closed Nov–March. Windermere Once you’ve been out on the fells, climbed the mountains and splashed on the lakes, there’s still plenty of scope for an eventful day out. Local tourist offices have details of all sorts of outdoor activities, from horse riding and pony trekking to fishing and go-karting.

Uk) series of six waterproof maps (also 1:25,000) covering north, east, west, central, southeast and southwest Lakeland. There’s also a good, compact, ring-bound Harvey Lake District National Park Atlas (1:40,000), useful for cyclists and general walkers, as well as detailed (1:40,000) fold-out Harvey route maps for the Cumbria Way, Dales Way and Local markets are held on: Monday, Cockermouth and Kendal; Tuesday, Broughton-inFurness and Penrith; Wednesday, Ambleside and Kendal; Thursday, Ulverston; Saturday, Kendal, Keswick, Penrith and Ulverston.

For more information about what you can and cannot do on the lakes, call the Lake Wardens (T015394/42753) who enforce the restrictions on Windermere, or the NPA for the other lakes. The water craft and reservoirs put some areas off-limits for bathers – Loweswater, for example, might seem very tempting but it’s classed as a reservoir so there’s no swimming allowed. Even where lake swimming is permitted, it can be very dangerous, owing to the extremely cold water and steeply shelving sides – people do drown, even on the sunniest, calmest days, most recently on Ullswater in the summer of 2006 when four young men lost their lives in a bathing accident.

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