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The Lake District in Cumbria is a world heritage site and one of the country’s major tourist attractions. It has been popular since Victorian times  and while the poet Wordsworth may have sown an attractive image of a host of golden daffodils when we went to research this feature in the Autumn it was certainly not tranquil. We found an overwhelming host of cars and humanity so until the spread of the covid-19 virus is contained it would certainly not be a safe place to visit.

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                                       when it is considered appropriate to encourage travel.

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THE LAKE DISTRICT

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It was once so crowded even the swans had to line up to get on the water.

Now you can check the webcams and see just how deserted it is.

12 April 2020     99727 visitors..

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