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There are more things to do in the Lake District than stunning views and huge bodies of water. Sure, those are the main draws, but there are also loads of other attractions when you’re craving a hike up a pike or a freshly poured pint. Nestled amongst the mountainous terrain is a bevy of brilliant eateries, watering holes, museums and historic buildings—look out for Wordsworth’s old stamp shop, the last working mine in the country and gingerbread made to a 160-year-old recipe. If you're looking for a comfortable place to rest your head, there are plenty of hotels and good value inns. Have a ganders at our selection of the best things to do in the Lake District, and start exploring this fascinating part of the world.
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