As the new year beckons, Cumbria Tourism has come up with 2,019 reasons to visit the Lake District…

• 912 square miles of national park

• 176 camping & glamping sites

• 214 Wainwright peaks

• 150 miles of coastline

• 124 miles of scenic coastal rail travel

• 89 cycle routes (and counting!)

• 75 miles of The Cumbria Way

• 73 miles of the Settle-Carlisle Railway

• 61 castles

• 54 museums

• 48 ‘miles without stiles’ routes

• 31 lakes, waters and tarns

• 6 unique areas

• 4 Michelin star restaurants

• 2 World Heritage Sites

It all adds-up to one place to be – The Lake District, Cumbria #theplacetobe

Check out www.golakes.co.uk for more ideas and inspiration.