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Top 10 England's Lake District by DK Publishing

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Ullswater

Tucked away in the Northeast of the Region, glacial Ullswater is a wonderfully scenic destination, well geared up for tourists, without being overrun by them. One of the highlights is a pleasurable ride on the historic steamboat, which will take you from Glenridding in the south via Howtown to attractive Pooley Bridge in the northeast. This area is renowned for its majestic scenery. Glenridding is the starting point for hikes up Helvellyn, while a less ambitious walk takes you to the gushing falls of Aira Force.

1. Ullswater Steamer

Long and elegant, the red-funnelled converted Victorian steamers are a fine sight on Ullswater, ferrying ...

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