There are few places on earth that can match the beauty of the Lake District. Each year over 12 million visitors come to experience its famous lakes, mountains, and picturesque villages.
Liverpool is the one of the largest cities in the UK. Its name conjures up images of a glorious maritime heritage, two of the biggest and most successful football teams in the Premier League, friendly locals, and the Beatles.
Cluttered with souvenir shops and fast food restaurants, many see Blackpool as the archetypal tacky British seaside resort. The town is changing though and recent years have seen new tourist attractions and improvements.
Frequently referred to as the ‘Paris of the North’ this elegant holiday resort boasts a diverse range of attractions, great shopping, and a good choice of hotels.
Penrith is a historic market town in the Eden Valley, just outside the border of the Lake District National Park and only 6 miles from Ullswater and Pooley Bridge. It was once the capital of Cumbria but now serves as important regional shopping centre.
Lancaster is the county town of Lancashire and boasts a population of around 46,000. The vibrant city is a destination in itself but also offers a good base for tourists visiting the Lake District. Lancaster Castle dominates the centre and dates back to the 11th century.