Things to Do in Cumbria

Read about the top 14 things to do in Cumbria, United Kingdom. Get ideas for Cumbria sightseeing and tourist attractions in Cumbria.
Lake District
2 reviews
#1 of 14 things to do in Cumbria

In the north-west of England, set amongst the Cumbrian Mountains, the Lake Distr…

Kirkby Stephen
2 reviews
#2 of 14 things to do in Cumbria

On the River Eden and in the north-west corner of the Yorkshire Dales, the ancie…

Kirby Lonsdale
1 review
#3 of 14 things to do in Cumbria

Not actually in Yorkshire (Kirby Lonsdale is just over the county border in Cumb…

Bassenthwaite Lake
1 review
#4 of 14 things to do in Cumbria

Situated west of Keswick, Bassenthwaite Lake is 4 miles long and is backed by th…

Buttermere
1 review
#5 of 14 things to do in Cumbria

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Lake District is Buttermere …

Derwent Water
1 review
#6 of 14 things to do in Cumbria

Just south of Keswick, Derwent Water is 3 miles long and 1 mile wide, surrounded…

Honister Pass
1 review
#7 of 14 things to do in Cumbria

Honister Pass links Buttermere and Borrowdale -- rising to 1,176 feet (360m) at …

Keswick
1 review
#8 of 14 things to do in Cumbria

Keswick is the logical 'capital' of the North Lakes -- on the north shore of Der…

Mallerstang
1 review
#9 of 14 things to do in Cumbria

Mallerstang is a wonderful valley that runs north-south roughly from Kirkby Step…

Pendragon Castle
1 review
#10 of 14 things to do in Cumbria

There's not a great deal left of the little 12th century Pendragon Castle but it…

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway
1 review
#11 of 14 things to do in Cumbria

Known to locals as ' La'al Ratty ' -- that's Cumbrian dialect for ' little narro…

Rydal Water
1 review
#12 of 14 things to do in Cumbria

Rydal Water is one of the smallest lakes in the area, it's just three-quarters o…

The Landscape
1 review
#13 of 14 things to do in Cumbria

I went up to Cumbria for a long weekend and I loved it. It’s the perfect littl…

Wast Water
1 review
#14 of 14 things to do in Cumbria

On a clear, sunny day Wast Water can look truly beautiful -- but if the weather …

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