If you’re planning a trip to the Lakes, it’s best to be prepared for both rain and shine. Even if it’s more of the former, there’s plenty to keep you occupied throughout this beautiful region.
Weather in Cumbria certainly couldn’t be called boring with the phrase ‘four seasons in a day’ summing it up quite nicely. When you’re planning your trip the one thing to bear in mind is that there’s no such thing as bad weather, just inadequate clothing.
Bear in mind that the Lake District wouldn’t have its majestic bodies of water if it wasn’t for frequent rainfall. So, let’s appreciate this weather phenomenon, get out there and experience everything the Lake District has on offer. Here is our guide on what to do when you encounter a rainy day in the Lakes.
Rainy Days in the Lakes by Craig Manor.
Regardless of individual reasons for visiting the Lake District, one thing is for certain – everyone loves the food on offer! From the north to the south of the region there are products specific to the region, many of which are family-owned, made using traditional methods and in small batches to ensure quality. To celebrate the wonderful array of local produce available in the Lake District, take a look at our guide to the Lakeland Larder, and don’t forget to take a taste of the region home with you during your next visit.
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