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Sparsely populated and mostly mountainous, the county of Cumbria encompasses the far North-West of England, an area stretching from the Yorkshire Dales to the Scottish Border. The main draw here for tourists is the Lake District, a postcard-perfect vision of rural England immortalised by Wordsworth, Wainwright and Beatrix Potter.

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  • Hiking in Western/Central Europe
    You can get a flight direct/non-stop from Antwerp to Manchester with CityJet (formerly VLM) and then a direct train to Windermere in the Lake District, from the Airport station - platform 1. There really is little in Europe to compete with the hiking in Cumbria and no need to go to either Brussels or Schiphol. ...

  • England advice (Lake District and more)
    Hi there! I'm heading to England in late March for a week and want to do some hiking in the Cumbria and North Shropshire area. I'm looking for advice and suggestions about the following: I'm mainly looking for great natural vistas with not a lot of crowds. Any suggestions of places in those two ...

  • Moving to England
    place to grow up - the Eden Valley in Cumbria - with good schools, cheap, not much crime, beautiful ...

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