Lake District National Park

The Lake District National Park, in North WestEngland is the largest national park in the country, occupying 885 sq mi (2,290 km2). It is considered one of England’s most scenic regions and is the country’s premier destination for hiking and climbing. The park lies entirely within the modern county of Cumbria, shared historically by the counties of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire.

The twisting route to the summit of Helvellyn on the left, England’s third highest peak.

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Map of Lake District National Park

  • 54.376-2.9071 Windermere and lake of the same name
  • 54.4251-2.96261 Ambleside at the top of Windermere – a major tourist centre
  • 54.5999-3.12931 Keswick on the shores of Derwent Water, the heart of the northern Lakes
  • 54.368-3.0731 Coniston, village on the shores of Coniston Water
  • 54.375-2.9991 Hawkshead, village to the north of Esthwaite Water
  • 54.45809-3.0245881 Grasmere and lake of the same name
  • 54.544-2.9531 Glenridding on the shores of Ullswater
  • 54.326-2.7451 Kendal on the eastern edge of the Lake District
  • 54.6648-2.75481 Penrith – the northern gateway to the lakes
  • 54.3895-3.32411 Eskdale Green – a small village in the western lakes
  • 54.3644-2.91811 Bowness-on-Windermere – at the middle of Windermere (lake)
  • 54.354-3.4111 Ravenglass – the only coastal town in the national park

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