Arts and Culture
Welcome to the Lake District. This beautiful, peaceful region of northern England that StayLakes call home is full of forests, mountains, and lakes. It is the most rugged landscape left in England and its quaint villages and towns exemplify that which people across the world love about Britain: tranquillity, peacefulness, natural splendour and community. Whether you are a walking enthusiast, a foodie, a boat-lover, an artist, a musician, a climber, a camper or just passing through; the Lakes has something to offer! Cumbria has as unique and diverse a culture as any other English county and has a history and culture rooted in a productive and respectful relationship with the natural environment. The community is loving and welcoming and talented in science, business and the arts. With cultural events such as festivals and shows in the summer and beautiful, historical and natural landscapes present all year round this enchanting rural area of England has a great community of artists and musicians with the local bars and pubs providing amazing scenes for performers of all types.