Mass protest planned over Lake District ‘commercialisation’; Nazia Parveen; Guardian

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MP Tim Farron expected to be among thousands attending day of activism in Grasmere…

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Anger over plan to launch ‘gentlemen’s yachts’ at Lake District beauty spot; Dean Kirby; iNews

A row has broken out over a bid to put 40ft-long boats on one of the Lake District’s most scenic stretches of water. Dean Kirby reports…

Source: Anger over plan to launch ‘gentlemen’s yachts’ at Lake District beauty spot

Call for more diverse Lake District sparks row over area’s future; Nazia Parveen North; Guardian

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Lake District ‘must change’ to attract more diverse visitors; Gerard Tubb; Sky News

The head of the Lake District National Park Authority in Cumbria says the rugged landscape excludes too many people and must change to attract a more diverse mix of visitors.

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16 Best Places In The West Of England To Visit; Lloyd; Hand Luggage Only

Okay, so there is a huge amount of pretty places in England to visit, so much so that it can be hard to whittle down just a few for your next trip. This is exactly…

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30 UK autumn breaks: treat your family to a weekend staycation from the Lake District to Stratford Upon Avon; Aoife O’Riordain; iNews

Aoife O’Riordain shares a selection of beautiful spots across the UK to help you escape working routine…

Source: 30 UK autumn breaks: treat your family to a weekend staycation from the Lake District to Stratford Upon Avon

5 Reasons To Visit The Lake District in Cumbria; Wanderlust

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Lake District heritage at risk as thrill-seekers ‘chew up’ idyllic trails; Nazia Parveen; Guardian

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Land once owned by Beatrix Potter is being ruined by off-road vehicles, campaigners claim. Now a crucial decision looms on whether to ban them…

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TRAVEL REVIEW: Exploring the land of lakes; Shona Gossip; Press and Journal

It inspired writers such as childhood favourite Beatrix Potter and poet William Wordsworth, and has recently been named a Unesco World Heritage site.

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The Sublime and the Subliminal: The Lake District and West Cumbria; John Scanlan; Places Journal

A journey on the A66 road in North West England, from the Lake District made famous by Romantic poets to the iron mines of the Cumbrian coast.

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Skip the Lakes and see the Cumbrian coast – without a car; Phoebe Taplin; Guardian

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Of the millions who visit the Lake District every year, very few check out its dramatic coastline, so Phoebe Taplin has its beaches and wild dunes almost to herself…

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Kate Middleton Childhood Vacation Spot Needs to Be Added to Your Bucket List ASAP; Taylor Mead; House Beautiful

It’s absolutely magical.

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Enterprising Lake District visitor attraction celebrates 160th Anniversary; Cumbria Crack

Boldly going where no steamer has gone before, this July marks 160 years since Enterprise launched on Ullswater, a lake in the heart of the English Lake District UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Book your summer staycation in stunning Lake District; Evening Express

Evening Express teamed up with Macdonald Hotels to bring Evening Express readers these fantastic offers for a Lake District staycation.

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Cumbrian tourism hits £3bn for the first time as visitors flock to the Lake District; Dean Kirby; iNews

Tourism in Cumbria has hit £3bn for the first time as millions of visitors flock to the land of William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter.

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Ramble to Your Hearts Content in Our National Parks; The Enquirer

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Loganair to offer new Carlisle Lake District route from Dublin; Lee Fletcher; Travel News

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Slate plaques celebrate Lake District’s World Heritage Site status; Emma Walker;Times And Star

A series of slate plaques mined and crafted at Honister Slate Mine has taken pride of place in Keswick to celebrate the Lake District’s status as a…

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Honister Slate Mine continues the World Heritage story in the Lake District using heritage craft skills; Cumbria Crack

Twelve new slate plaques were installed at Crow Park in the Lake District National Park, the official site which marks the UNESCO World Heritage Site designation…

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Book a New Year break for up to a TENTH of the price with Expedia; Ted Thornhill; Daily Mail

Festive season taken its toll? Expedia is here to help with its #HitReset offer, which could get you up to 90 per cent off an amazing restorative December or January break in a swanky hotel.

Source: Book a New Year break for up to a TENTH of the price with Expedia