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22 Things To Do In The Lake District That Aren't Hiking

22 Things To Do In The Lake District That Aren't Hiking

wanderthewood:  View down over Windermere from Loughrigg Fell - Cumbria, England by High Peak and Lowland

wanderthewood: View down over Windermere from Loughrigg Fell - Cumbria, England by High Peak and Lowland

The Lake District -- Andrew, Aaron, and I spent a week in Hawkshead a decade or so ago, exploring and enjoying Beatrix Potter and Wordsworth country.   Aaron hiked; Andrew and I walked.  It was superb!

The Lake District -- Andrew, Aaron, and I spent a week in Hawkshead a decade or so ago, exploring and enjoying Beatrix Potter and Wordsworth country. Aaron hiked; Andrew and I walked. It was superb!

10 of the best walks in the Lake District. View from Castle Crag, Borrowdale, Lake District. Photograph: Paul Harris/National Trust Photo Library

10 of the best walks in the Lake District

10 of the best walks in the Lake District. View from Castle Crag, Borrowdale, Lake District. Photograph: Paul Harris/National Trust Photo Library

"The Magic of Wasdale" - Wastwater, Lake District, Cumbria, England by Ian Hex of www.lightsweep.co.uk #Wastwater #LakeDistrict #England

"The Magic of Wasdale" - Wastwater, Lake District, Cumbria, England by Ian Hex of www.lightsweep.co.uk #Wastwater #LakeDistrict #England

Striding Edge, Helvellyn - a favourite walk in the Lake District with great views and a touch of excitement!

Striding Edge, Helvellyn - a favourite walk in the Lake District with great views and a touch of excitement!

An expert guide to 10 of the best attractions and things to do in the Lake   District including climbing Helvellyn, visiting Wordsworth’s house at   Grasmere and cruising on Lake Windermere

Top 10: what to do in the Lake District

An expert guide to 10 of the best attractions and things to do in the Lake District including climbing Helvellyn, visiting Wordsworth’s house at Grasmere and cruising on Lake Windermere

This was a favorite hiking spot. Lake Buttermere, Lake District, Cumbria, England.

This was a favorite hiking spot. Lake Buttermere, Lake District, Cumbria, England.

Lyth Valley, Lake District, Cumbria, England by flock of ghosts

Lyth Valley, Lake District, Cumbria, England by flock of ghosts

The most popular and most highly visited of the many spectacular waterfalls in the Lake District is Aira Force

The most popular and most highly visited of the many spectacular waterfalls in the Lake District is Aira Force

Over Derwent Water from the Keswick Jetties, Lake District, England                                                                                                                                                      More

Over Derwent Water from the Keswick Jetties, Lake District, England More

Natural infinity pool, Lake District, England

Natural infinity pool, Lake District, England

Top 5 Lake District hidden gems - Fairy Glen Wild Swimming Borrowdale, Cumbria

5 Lake District Treasures

Top 5 Lake District hidden gems - Fairy Glen Wild Swimming Borrowdale, Cumbria

Grasmere, Cumbria, England by Peter Quinn1

Grasmere, Cumbria, England by Peter Quinn1

The English Lake District stole my heart years ago and I’d like to share my three favourite day walks there. Whether it’s pottering about the chocolate box village of Grasmere or hiking through the glorious Langdale Valley, the English Lake District is one of the most beautiful places in Britain and these are my pick of the best day walks:

The English Lake District stole my heart years ago and I’d like to share my three favourite day walks there. Whether it’s pottering about the chocolate box village of Grasmere or hiking through the glorious Langdale Valley, the English Lake District is one of the most beautiful places in Britain and these are my pick of the best day walks:

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