The Lake District is a huge area of land that covers roughly 2,292 square kilometres; these 2,292 square kilometres cover fells, dales, lakes, villages, towns and even parts of the West Coast beaches and tidepools. So that is a lot of area to explore within the Lake District and a lot of things to see also. So it may take sometime to explore absolutely everything that the Lake District has to offer to its visitors.
There are many national parks in England that stick out in the mind so to attract as many visitors as possible, each park has to have something different to it. The Lake District may be seen as the same as every other national park, but if you have actually been there then you will notice that the Lake District has its own unique qualities that make it different from every other national park in England. The Lake District is famous for the stunning scenery that is available and widely viewable to every visitor. The wildlife is always active and always surprising the visitors. Also the diverse landscape is overlaid by thousands of years of human activity with in the Lake District.
The opportunities that you get to enjoy the outdoor activities is also what separates the Lake District from the other National Parks. The Lake District has the highest concentration of outdoor activity centres in the whole of the UK. The quietness and the views that you can witness when exploring the valley and the lakes will give you a sense of space and freedom that is available when visiting the Lake District. All that silence and tranquillity will remind you that you are on a vacation and that all the modern day hustle and bustle is left behind. Because when you are having a holidays Lake District, you will want to experience true peace and silence that only the Lake District can offer.
The Lake District cottages are a perfect way to spend a holidays Lake District especially if you like the idea of a self-catering holiday. Because the Lake District cottages are some of the best cottages available in the UK. Also these cottages can provide you with easy access to the activities that you wish to do, when you are taking a vacation in the Lake District. These cottages are usually placed within a nice quiet area of the Lake District where you can enjoy the peace and quiet especially if you are looking for a quiet vacation without any distractions.
But for those people who simply can't ignore the energetic activities, these cottages are also placed near to the activities that are available such as fell walking, rock climbing, abseiling and even orienteering. There are other activities for the more adrenaline seekers such as windsurfing and canoeing.
Of course no national park will be complete without the usual golf and fishing along with the options of horse riding also available to you. The activities are not aimed at any particular age group either so you can bring the whole family and experience a great activity based holiday. The Lake District will cover all age groups for its activities and will make sure that everyone has a great time at the Lake District.