Lake District Websites

The Lake District is a popular holiday destination, it is famous for its lakes, forests and mountains. Historically split between Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, the Lake District is now entirely in Cumbria. All the land in England higher than 3,000 ft (910 m) above sea level lies within the National Park, including Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England. It also contains the deepest and longest lakes in England, Wastwater and Windermere. Many walkers, hikers and lovers of the natural environment are drawn to the attractions of the Lake District and some, such as those listed below are inspired to write about their passion for the area.


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Carl Morris - Carl's site is a true inspiration. A devoted fell walker until a horrible accident restricted the options of where he could walk Carl has not given up and now he is putting together a spectacular resource for us all. It deserves to be a major success so get clicked on to One Foot and see for yourself.

Richard Ratcliffe - Richard's site covers many walks and climbs in Lakeland as well as Lancashire, Yorkshire and North Wales. The main purpose of the site is to show plenty of photos and offer brief reports from the walks. Pendle Hill in East Lancashire is strongly featured.

Sean McMahon - Sean's homepage tells us that 'Striding Edge is a photo diary of Lake District Fell walks which captures the moods and ever changing natural beauty of the Lake District' His growing site just that with a fine collection of walks accompanied by super pictures.

Where2Walk - Where2Walk presents walks in Northern England. The author, Jonathan has been walking in the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District all his life and considers the two regions provide excellent contrasts of water and mountain, villages and remoteness, history and culture. The result of his work is a well set out website.

Paul Rose - Paul's site 'Lakeland Walker' is a welcome addition to the web based walking community. Paul's main ambition is to complete the Lakeland Wainwright's. His walks are well described, excellently written and all include clear photographs.

John Dawson - A comprehensive list of walks in the Lake District can be found on John's site. The walks are well detailed and there is a good supporting collection of photographs to whet any walker's appetite.

Lake District Guide - Complete illustrated guide to the Lake District, includes sections on the mountains, lakes, towns, villages, visitor attractions, castles, stately homes as well as events in the National Park and much more.

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