The Lake District is England’s best loved National Park. Its exquisite beauty,
the result of the magical interplay of fells and lakes, has enchanted visitors
for generations. National Geographic Traveller Magazine said it was one of the top
fifty destinations in the world and it’s why UNESCO awarded World Heritage Site
status to the Lake District in 2018. You can see the plaque commemorating
the designation in Crow Park in Keswick.
There's space for you in Allerdale. Whether that's adventure, gentle walks, culture and heritage, exploring new places or just relaxing. You'll find Derwentwater, Bassenthwaite, Buttermere, Crummock Water, Loweswater and Thirlmere here. Mighty fells are in abundance too including Skiddaw, Helvellyn, Catbells and Dale Head.
Discover the real character of the Lakes at our unique festivals. Don't miss the Keswick Mountain Festival held every June. Glorious food and drink takes centre stage at Taste Cockermouth every September and December. Books and the spoken word are celebrated at Words by the Water in Keswick each March.
Food and drink is at the heart of Lake District life. The renaissance in in the use of local , seasonal ingredients is there for you to see and enjoy when you eat out. It's really evident in the craft ales produced by artisan brewers as well as the fine spirits of the Lake District Distillery at Bassenthwaite.
Allerdale, the capital of doing is open for your next amazing experience.
High energy, low energy or total relaxation, we have something new for you.
High adrenaline mountain experiences, yes, unique spa treatments in the heart of the
UK’s most beautiful national park, tick, culture and heritage to inspire, definitely,
joyous fun with the kids, it’s a yes too. Add in amazing range of accommodation
and food and we have everything in place ready for you.