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From gentle strolls and lakeside wanderings to more ambitious rambling and advanced trekking; with all this gob smacking scenery around, there's no better place to do it.
We have put together our top 5 walks from local train stations in and around the Lakes for you to check out.
1. Oxenholme Station
Enjoy a 5.5 mile walk around Oxenholme's quaint village. Download guide for this walk.
2. Kendal Station
This 8 mile walk takes you beside three of South Lakeland's lovely rivers, the Kent, the Mint and the Sprint. Download guide for this walk.
3. Burneside Station
Enjoy Cunswick Scar on an 8 mile walk overlooking Burnside and Kendal. Download guide for this walk.
4. Staveley Station
This 7.5 mile walk passes through the gentle rolling countryside, south of Staveley. Download guide for this walk.
5. Windermere Station
A popular 5 mile walk from Windermere, the heart of the Lake District. Download guide for this walk.
An breathtaking mix of top notch contemporary international street arts. Bank holiday weekend in Kendal is jam packed with fun and exciting acts, entertainment for everyone.
Hawkshead Trout Farm
Fancy testing your mettle against a 16lb rainbow trout? Experienced angler or novice fisherman, everyone is welcome to have a go; they'll even give you tuition if you need it.
Strange and curious fish and water creatures from around the globe all waiting to be marvelled at; from lung fish to leopard tortoises, and grinning caiman to deadly boa constrictors.
Windermere Lake Cruises
Hop on a cruise ship and sail the lake at Windermere, hopping off again at an idyllic destination. Unless you fancy doing some of the hard work yourself that is; in which case hire a boat and go it alone.
Low Wood Watersports Centre
Waterskiing, sailing, canoeing, climbing; all with a stunning backdrop of the Cumbrian fells. Everything you need to satisfy that craving for adventure really.