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Delores Morris
Delores Morris

Delores is an avid traveler and tries to experience as much as she can. She likes to immerse herself in the culture of the place where she is and find things to do that are not as mainstream. When she isn’t off on an adventure she likes to plan and plot her next trip.

7 Reasons Why Your Next Holiday Spot Should be The Lake District

Are you looking for a place for your next holiday spot? End your search here. the Lake District is one of the most popular holiday destinations. If you like beautiful scenery, luxurious accommodation, and mouth-watering food and drinks, this place could be your best pick. You will find everything here: from the stunning scenery to great accommodation. Also, the Lake District is perfect for families. 

Still not convinced? Here are some of the best reasons why you should choose the Lake District as your next holiday spot.

Do You Like Walks?

You will find a lot of fantastic trails and stunning mountains in the Lake District that are perfect for hiking. One of the prime examples is Scafell Pike, which is also the highest mountain in England standing 978 meters tall. 

You can find a route for everyone there. Beginners can go for simple and easy walks. Or if you want to take a challenge, you can also go for more demanding trails. But one thing that stays common is the eye-catching views and mesmerizing bodies of water.

Did Someone Say Beautiful Scenery?

I love taking photographs of wildlife and stunning landscapes, and this made the Lake District, one of my favorite spots. The place is surrounded by beautiful scenery providing exactly what you are looking for. 

Even if you are not a nature and wildlife photographer, you can just enjoy the picturesque villages, ancient castles, and fells and historic locations. Just roam around and enjoy what you see while getting a feeling of relaxation.

If You Are a Foodie, This Place is For You

For foodies, this place is heaven! The Lake District has all sorts of pubs and restaurants, making it one of the best places for food across the UK. For lunch, go to Ambleseide’s Drunken Duck, and for fine dine, book a table in L’Enclume. You can thank me later.

Also, if you are looking for some natural and local ingredients, here you can find that too. Whether you want local vegetables or fell bred lamb, you can enjoy that. So, you can enjoy both the traditional recipes and modern dishes here.

You’ll Get to Enjoy The Charming Lakes

Do you know how many lakes are there in the Lake District? Sixteen! Yes, there are sixteen lakes. And the largest lake is Windermere. Although only one lake is officially a lake by name, that is Bassenthwaite Lake. Rest all are meres or waters. If you like water-based activities, these lakes will not fall short to amuse you.

The Place is Easy to Reach

You can reach the Lake District very easily from major cities like London and Manchester. You can take a flight to Carlisle from London and Dublin, that would take just an hour to reach the destination. Or you can also take the train or car to the Lakes. Whatever suits you. You can get a taxi app UK  if you like to travel around the place.

A Pet-friendly Place

I love to travel around with my pooch, Rio. I try to take him with me whenever I’m going on a holiday. There are some places that don’t allow pets, and the Lake District is NOT one of them. So, if you also like to take your four-legged companions with you on holiday, the Lake District can become your favorite spot.

There are just so many places you can go with your pets. You can easily find accommodation that allows dogs. Wait, there’s more. Many restaurants and pubs also allow pets here, and you can take your pets to hiking trails too. Amazing, isn’t it!

…. And You Will Find Peace Here

What’s better than sitting by the lakes when you are looking for some peace. So, just say bye-bye to the city’s busy traffic and noise, and ‘recharge’ yourself in peace and quietness of this place. Enjoy nature and wildlife, the beautiful landscapes, and mesmerizing lakes along with the peacefulness this place offers.

Final Thoughts on The Lake District

The Lake District is truly one of the best places to be picked as a holiday spot. In 2017, it also became a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the place really deserved it. The place has always been applauded for its natural beauty and farming. The Lake District has even inspired many artists over the years, two of the best examples are William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter.

So, pack your bags, book your tickets and visit this place, and explore the lakes.