Grasmere in The Lake District
Grasmere is a small village and lake in Cumbria and a popular tourist destination in the Lake District, and gets its name from the beautiful lake nearby. The name Grasmere is believed to come from the old English phrase " lake surrounded by grass." The poet William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy lived in the charming Dove Cottage on the north side of the lake from 1799 to 1808. Read more
Keswick and Derwentwater
Keswick, in the northern half of the Lake District National Park, and the lake Derwentwater are in the heart of the Lake District surrounded by dramatic countryside and spectacular mountains. It is a peaceful and unspoilt area which appeals to all ages and interests, and tourists and visitors to Keswick and Derwentwater are always impressed by the number of lakes, mountains and valleys which are so close together. Read more
Ennerdale Water in the Lake District
It is impossible to approach this lake by road except from the west, and it is the most westerly of all the lakes. Near the west end of the lake is a large car park, from where you must proceed on foot up the dale which stretches south-east for about 8 miles and near its head Black Sail Pass leads to the south-west into Wasdale for Wastwater. Read more
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Macdonald Hotels in The Lake District.
Macdonald Hotels Limited operates 45 hotels in great locations across the UK and all are 4 and 5 star establishments. The company was awarded AA Eco-Hotel Group of the Year 2013 and prides itself on offering customers top level hospitality. Macdonald Hotels have a commitment to the highest standards of customer service and also offer award-winning dining with 40 AA Rosettes awarded collectively across their restaurants. These are all great value hotels. The Lake District hotel locations are Grasmere, Ullswater and Windermere. Macdonald Hotels in The Lake District