Towns & villages of the Lake District & Cumbria

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Lake District towns

image of the pier at Bowness-on-Windermere, the most popular of the Lake District towns
Bowness-on-Windermere
image of aerial view of Ambleside in the lake district, one of the most popular Lake District towns, acting as an image link to the ambleside information page
Ambleside
image of keswick market square, the most popular of the northern lake district towns, acting as an image link to the keswick town information page
Keswick

 
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Villages around Windermere & Ambleside (South Lakes)

image of an aerial view of windermere village acting as an image link to the windermere village information page
Windermere Village
image of an aerial view of grasmere, a popular tourist village in the lake district, acting as an image link to the grasmere village information page
Grasmere
image of the centre of hawkshead in the lake district uk, serving as an image link to the information page for hawskshead
Hawkshead
image of coniston village viewed across coniston water, acting as an image link to the coniston village information page
Coniston
image of the shop at troutbeck near windermere serving as an image link to the troutbeck information page
Troutbeck – Windermere
an image of Near & Far Sawrey in the lake district, serving as an image link to the near and far sawrey information page
Near & Far Sawrey
image of the river at newby bridge as an image link to the newby bridge information page
Newby Bridge
image of rydal water in the lake district acting as an image link to the information page for rydal village
Rydal
image of an aerial view of cartmel village acting as an image link to the information page for cartmel village
Cartmel

 

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Villages around Keswick (North Lakes)

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Bassenthwaite
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Braithwaite
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Grange-in-Borrowdale
image of threlkeld and blencathra serving as an image link for the information page for threlkeld
Threlkeld
image of applethwaite, a village in the north lake district, serving as an image link for the information page for applethwaite
Applethwaite
an aerial image of buttermere village serving as an image link to the information page for buttermere village
Buttermere Village
an aerial image of lorton village serving as an image link to the information page for lorton village
Lorton
image of the kirkstile inn at loweswater an image link to the information page for loweswater village
Loweswater
aerial image of caldbeck as an image link to the information page for caldbeck village
Caldbeck
image of cherry trees at ireby serving as an image link to the information page to ireby village
Ireby
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Hesket Newmarket
aerial image of farms at mungrisdale as an image link to the information page for mungrisdale hamlet
Mungrisdale

 

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Western Lakes villages

aerial image of eskdale green as an image link to the information page for eskdale green village
Eskdale Green
image of the village green at nether wasdale for an image link to the information page for nether wasdale
Nether Wasdale
image of houses and a telephone box at boot village as an image link for the information page for boot village in the western lake district
Boot
image of houses and a boat at ravenglass serving as an image link to the information page for ravenglass village
Ravenglass
aerial image of ennerdale bridge as an image link to the information page for ennerdale bridge village
Ennerdale Bridge
image of broughton-in-furness village square serving as an image link to the information page for broughton in furness village
Broughton-In-Furness

 
You really should check out lovely Gilcrux, village of the Seven Springs, tranquillity on the edge of the North Lakes. What a great place to stay.

Villages around Ullswater (East Lakes)

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Glenridding
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Pooley Bridge
aerial image of watermillock as an image link to the information page for watermillock village
Watermillock
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Patterdale

 
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Eden Valley, Pennines and The Dales towns & villages

image of houses in sedbergh serving as a link to the sedbergh village information page
Sedbergh
image of houses in dent serving as a link to the dent village information page
Dent
image of houses and a church in kirkby lonsdale serving as a link to the kirkby lonsdale village information page
Kirkby Lonsdale
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Kirkby Stephen
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Ravenstonedale
image of houses and a church in orton as an image link to the village information page
Orton
appleby in westmorland
Appleby-in-Westmorland
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Alston

 
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Tourist destinations just outside the Lake District National Park

image of sunset over St Mary's Church in Gilcrux village of the Seven Springs
Gilcrux of the Seven Springs
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Cockermouth
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Grange-over-Sands
image of the sea front at arnside image link to the information page for arnside village
Arnside

 

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Main Cumbrian towns by population

image of carlisle citadel acting as an image link to the carlisle city information page
Carlisle – city (73,270)
aerial image of the docks at barrow-in-furness as an image link to the barrow in furness town information page
Barrow-in-Furness (56,745)
aerial image of kendal linking to the information page for kendal town
Kendal (28,398)
aerial image of workington and the irish sea linking to workington town page
Workington (25,444)
image of fishing boats at whitehaven harbour linking to the information page for whitehaven town
Whitehaven (23,810)
image of the market site at penrith linking to the penrith town information page
Penrith (15,487)
image looking over the rooftops of dalton-in-furness linking to the dalton in furness information page
Dalton-in-Furness (12,342)
image of fishing boats in maryport harbour linking to the maryport town infomration page
Maryport (12,087)
image of shops and houses in ulverston linking to the ulverston town information page
Ulverston (11,678)

 
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Other Cumbrian towns & villages

AbbeytownAldinghamAllonby
AnthornArlecdon and RowrahArmathwaite
AskhamAspatriaBampton
BeethamBewcastleBowness-on-Solway
BootleBramptonBrough
Burgh by SandsCalder BridgeCleator
Cleator MoorCliburnCrackenthorpe
Crosby RavensworthCrosscanonbyCulgaith
DalstonDriggDufton
Eamont BridgeEdenhallEgremont
GamblesbyGarrigillGarsdale
GilslandGosforthGrange-over-Sands
Great OrmsideGreat OrtonGreat Salkeld
GreystokeHallbankgateHarrington
HaveriggKings MeaburnKirkby Thore
KirkoswaldLangwathbyLazonby
LevensLittle SalkeldLongtown
LowtherMaulds MeaburnMawbray
MelmerbyMilburnMillom
MilnthorpeMorlandNenthead
Newton ArloshPardshawPort Carlisle
RockcliffeSeascaleSedgwick
ShapSillothSkinburness
St BeesTebayTemple Sowerby
ThursbyWaberthwaiteWalton
Warwick BridgeWestnewtonWetheral
WigtonWreay

 
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