Lake District

Lake District Travel Guide

Articles about Lake District

By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Mary Tonetti Dorra
It was with a touch of envy that I visited La Mortola, the 49-acre gardens just three miles west of Ventimiglia on the French-Italian border, my first stop while touring some of the region’s most beautiful public gardens. Imagine having the time, ...
By Alison Tyler
See our slideshow of Top Inns of England’s Lake District. The Lake District is famed for its rugged beauty. The area is a beguiling combination of windswept, heather-clad mountains and moors, clusters of silver-blue lakes, and mottled green fores...
By Alison Tyler
See our slideshow of Top Inns of England’s Lake District. The Lake District is famed for its rugged beauty. The area is a beguiling combination of windswept, heather-clad mountains and moors, clusters of silver-blue lakes, and mottled green fores...

Hotels in Lake District

The eco-aware hotel, which opened in mid 2007, is as sustainable as possible, with native woods and stone, organic toiletries, and fair-trade linens. The 11 rooms have chunky wooden beds, leather tub chairs, and flat-screen televisions.

Things to do in Lake District

Wordsworth’s home is now a museum with original manu-scripts by the poet as well as a vast collection of watercolor paintings from the 19th-century Romantic movement.