Christmas is the most magical time of year (so the TV adverts tell us), but there’s no denying that it can be a little stressful.
Trying to make that last minute dash down the high street to buy something for your work Secret Santa the day before its due is a hardship for even the best of us. If you find the consumerism that comes with Christmas a little nauseating, then some time out of the city might do you good.
If you’re wanting to trade busy train platforms and stressful queues in shopping centres, then a tip to the country is a no-brainer. In the UK, there are few areas of countryside as scenic and beautiful at all times of year than the Lake District. This rambler’s paradise in the North West of England has plenty on offer this Christmas. Some things you’d expect, and others a little more surprising. Read on to find out why you should escape here this Christmas.