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Cumbria is full of unmissable experiences

A list of the UK’s most incredible sights has been released by Lonely Planet and it’s no surprise it features an array of unmissable experiences and hidden gems throughout the Lake District, Cumbria.

Including the best sights and experiences nationwide, how many of these amazing experiences have you tried?

Exploring Hadrian’s Wall is fifth on the list, so why not have a unique historical adventure on this UNESCO World Heritage site - the most significant monument built by the Romans in Britain.

Hadrian's Wall

There are plenty of other memorable, beautiful and compelling experiences to feature in the ultimate UK travel hitlist:

Find poetry on the shores of Windermere


Explore England's rooftop in the Lake District


Mountain Top
Snake your way through the Honister Pass for glorious views



Hop, swing or jump into the cool pool waters of Eskdale

Relive the age of steam in miniature on La'al Ratty

Recreate Swallows and Amazons on Derwent Water

Take on Alfred Wainwright’s the Coast to Coast Walk


Bike or hike - or swing - through Grizedale Forest

Brave the Iron Way at Honister Slate Mine and Via Ferrata

Find poetry at the Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere

Find your inner Flopsy at Hill Top, Lake District

Sharpen your wits at the Derwent Pencil Museum, Keswick

Sample authentic gingerbread from Sarah Nelson's Shop

Grasmere Gingerbread
Go on a haute cuisine journey in Cumbria's Cartmel

Travel back in time aboard the Steam Yacht Gondola on Coniston Water

Get happily lost in the topiary gardens of Levens Hall

Levans Hall
Visit the Arts and Crafts bounty that is Blackwell House

Get medieval in Carlisle Castle

Carlisle Castle

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