Leisure & Tourism
in South Lakeland, Cumbria
With two beautiful national parks, the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales, stunning coastline and a number of picturesque towns and villages, it is no wonder South Lakeland is known all over the world for its astounding natural beauty. It enjoys a reputation as a high quality visitor destination, with 18 million coming to enjoy its sights and sounds every year.
Adventurous activity providers, innovative tourist attractions, the great outdoors and sporting, historical and cultural venues provide an abundance of choice for visitors of all ages, abilities and interests. We’re home to The World of Beatrix Potter and Windermere Lake Cruises, one of the top attractions in the UK, receiving around 1.5 million visitors every year.
Our world class hospitality offer caters for all tastes and budgets, offering accommodation ranging from cosy, family-run B&B’s to large modern hotels such as the Laura Ashley Belsfield Hotel, as well as caravan, campsites, hostels and an increasingly popular glamping offer. Cumbria Tourism is our official tourist board, offering support to an active membership of 3,000 businesses.
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