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Why Go?

Some of the finest hill-walking in Europe

A lovely landscape of forests, lakes, and fells hemmed by England's highest mountains

Hospitality that's been perfected through the centuries at chic and cozy coaching inns—excellent meals, real ales, and comfy lodging

What To Skip

Cold, rainy, miserable conditions in fall and winter

What For:

Active + Adventure, Outdoors + Nature, Romantic

When To Go:

May, June, July, August


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