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Lake District

Boasting England’s highest mountains and a multitude of freshwater lakes and rivers, breaks to the Lake District offer tranquility and serenity amid simply stunning scenery. Enjoy a leisurely steamboat ride across picturesque Ullswater, or power yourself by renting a kayak for the day on Lake Windermere. Alternatively conquer England’s tallest peak and discover spectacular views atop Scafell Pike. Amid this landscape, made famous by the likes of William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter, breaks to the Lake District also offer adrenaline and excitement like mountain biking down forest trails as well as Kendal Calling, England’s fastest growing music festival. While in town sample a slice of Kendal mint cake, a sweet treat that helped Sir Edmund Hillary conquer Mount Everest.

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AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 4℃
  • 4℃
  • 6℃
  • 9℃
  • 13℃
  • 15℃
  • 17℃
  • 16℃
  • 13℃
  • 10℃
  • 6℃
  • 4℃
  • 17
  • 13
  • 15
  • 11
  • 11
  • 12
  • 11
  • 13
  • 14
  • 17
  • 18
  • 17

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

RAINFALL

When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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WHERE TO BOOK

Big Adventures, Small Bootprints

Join Adventurous Ewe on this classic 2-day cycling journey across Northern England’s most rugged & spectacular landscapes. From the Irish Sea to the North Sea crossing The Lake District. Experience this tough yet thrilling 145-mile cycling journey fully supported by experienced ...

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Country Hotel Breaks

Countryhotelbreaks.com is proud to represent many of the finest country hotels in Britain. They offer short hotel breaks and special offers to hotels all over the British Isles. Country house hotels, mansion houses, smaller boutique hotels and romantic coaching inns, are just some of the styles o...

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Real Life Experiences

Four bewitching cultures with tens of thousands of years of history between them, the UK is a dynamic nation awash with distinct landscapes, a fascinating history and a diverse and multi-cultural society. Travel the UK with an Intrepid Leader and see some of the lesser-known gems on foot or by b...

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Escorted Touring

Riviera Travel is the UK’s leading luxury river cruise & tour company with over 36 years’ experience in crafting Worldwide tours, luxury river cruises, rail journeys and UK tours. Their commitment to quality & thoughtfulness has earned them a coveted Which? recommendation.

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