Want to see rural Britain at its finest? The Lake District National Park in Cumbria is the place for an English country break.
The scenery of the South Lake District is spectacular, but a plethora of other delights await, too, from the chance to explore the worlds of Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth to discovering Cumbria's culinary delights and messing about in a boat on England's largest lake, Windermere. See our pick of the best things to do on a weekend break below.
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