England’s largest National Park covers 912 square miles and is a mixture of tranquil lakes and soaring peaks with Scafell Pike being the highest at 3,210 feet. The largest and most well-known lakes are Windemere, Ullswater, Derwentwater, Bassenthwaite, Coniston and Haweswater but there are many more to discover and enjoy.

Walking – there is an excellent collection of walking maps on the lakedistrict.gov.uk website, showing routes for Buttermere Walk, Coniston Ride, Potterdale, Ullswater, Skiddaw Ride, Eskdale and Skafel Pike.

Cycling – the golakes.co.uk website has a large number of cycling routes and maps in the area to choose from.