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Links - Cumbria and the Lake District

Cumbria and the Lake District

Cumbric Net - A discussion board for communities and groups in Cumbria and beyond. General categories on the board include Recreation, Conservation, Arts and Culture, Business, Economy, Education, Cumbric language and Cumbrian dialect, 'Anything Goes!' and much more.

Lake District Drives -An interesting and useful site, describeing a series of fabulous drives through the Lake District including the main attractions along the way.

Cumbria Coastal Way -An interesting site from Graham Wilson on the Cumbria Coastal Way and Lake District Walks

English Lake District - 3D walking routes using the Google Earth Plug-in.

The Keswick Guide -Local portal centred around the popular Lakeland town of Keswick, with details of accommodation, business directory, photograph gallery and much more.

Wild Card Walks- walks and photography website inspired by the spectacular landscapes and wildlife of north-west England and the Scottish Highlands and Islands.

Ambleside Visitor's Guide -Local portal centred around the popular village of Ambleside, with details of accommodation, business directory, photograph gallery and much more.

Grasmere Visitor's Guide -Local information guide for the well known village of Grasmere, with details of accommodation, business directory, photograph gallery and much more.

St. Bees - An interesting and informative site on the coastal village of St. Bees

Mallerstang An interesting site about Mallerstang Dale, East Cumbria

Natland The purpose of this website is to provide useful and interesting information about Natland, its organisations, services and amenities, its history, features and people plus the opportunity to join in discussion about any aspect of Natland village life.

Lakeland Cam Great site featuring Tony Richard's inspiring daily photographs of the Lake District

Where2walk features the best 100 walks in the Lakes,the best 100 walks in the Yorkshire Dales and long distance footpaths across Britain.

One Foot A photo diary of walks in the English Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and on the Limestone fringe, containing some stunning photographs.

Explore Lake District A superb selection of accommodation and attractions in the Lake District

Visit Cumbria A highly informative site covering the county of Cumbria by Julian Thurgood

Lake District National Park Authority - The official site of the Lake National Park District Authority.

Osprey WatchThe official website of the Osprey Project at Whinlatter.

Fix the Fells - The upland path Landscape Restoration Project.

Alan's Lake Pages - 'see the best of the lakes from the camera of a keen amateur' Lake District scenery containing some excellent photographs.

Loweswater Cam - Lakeland Fells, Cumbrian events and more

Boots and Paws- Containing some very good photographs of the Lake district and other areas.

Lake District Information Portal- A highly useful site containing categorised sections of links for Lake District Information.

Lakes and Cumbria Today- What to do, where to go, where to stay, walks, drives, eating out and shopping.

Rob's Storth Website - Local information on the village of Storth, Cumbria, weather and useful guide to the pubs and inns of the South Lakes and North Lancashire, as well as things to do in Cumbria.

Cumbria Wildlife Trust - The Trust is the only voluntary organisation devoted solely to the conservation of the wildlife and wild places of Cumbria.

The Cumbria Way- dedicated to the Cumbria Way and is designed to act as a resource centre for the route offering newbies some advice and information on planning and, hopefully enjoying their adventure.

Lake District Charity Events

Uk Everest Challenge We're just two guys plus a very, very compact support team, but we are firmly dedicated and fiercely committed to our cause

Windermere2009 Donate to Breast Cancer -Team to canoe Lake Windermere, over 7 days to raise funds for Breast Cancer Research in 2009.

Lake District Tours

Blue Badger Tours - a small company specialising in tailored tours of the English Lake District and surrounding areas.

Englandsmiles - specialise in quality, tailor-made day tours for small groups, visiting the Lake District and Northern England, including Liverpool, Manchester, York and Chester. Whatever your interests are,history, culture or sightseeing, Englandsmiles will create your personal tour."

Cumbrian Attractions:-

South Lakes Wild Animal Park- a unique Lake District zoo

The Cumberland Bird of Prey CentreThe Cumberland Bird of Prey Centre provides falconry and hawking courses, activities, corporate events, shows and displays

The Quaker Tapestry - The official website for the Quaker Tapestry at Kendal

Blackwell - The winner of Cumbria Tourist Board's Small Visitor Attraction of the Year award 2005 and won Small Attraction of the Year at the England's North West Tourism Awards 2005. 

Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal - Abbot Hall is an exquisite gallery in the north west of England on the edge of the Lake District.

Lakeland Wildlife Oasis Milnthorpe, a unique and exciting blend of exotic wildlife and interactive 'hands-on' displays.

The Museum of Lakeland Life - This award winning museum is housed in the stable block of the Georgian Abbot Hall Art Gallery.

The Theatre by the Lake Keswick

Greystoke Gill Pottery at Greystoke

St. Mary's Church, Wreay- the official website of St. Mary's Church, built by Sarah Losh

Dalemain House - Historic house situated near to Pooley Bridge.

Mirehouse Mirehouse has strong links with poets Tennyson, it is a living family home and has the largest woodland adventure playgrounds in the area.

Lake District Events

The Whitehaven Male Voice Choir - Formed to advance, promote and encourage generally, the study, practice and performance of the art of music to the highest standard.


Northern Eye Books - Award-winning, modern walking and hiking books for UK National Parks and long distance paths

Northern Eye Books - Award-winning, modern walking and hiking books for UK National Parks and long distance paths

Winter Witch Books An independent publisher, based in Cockermouth. We specialise in fiction, poetry & educational resources.

Fieldsman Bookshop Welcome to our online bookshop where you can search over 2 million books in print.

Cumbrian History

Border Reivers -Great site, 'For 300 years Scottish and English borderers endured violence and treachery, murder and arson, raiding and theft, living in constant fear and misery. This is their story'.

Heritage Britain A Historic journey around Great Britain including the Channel Islands and The Isle of Man

TimeTravel-Britain - your online destination for historic Britain.

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