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Poetic Artistry at its BestThe inspiration behind many a poet, the serene http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windermere - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ http://www.thecranleigh.com/contact.html - windermere - - Lake District has majestic peaks and glorious lakes that form the UKs largest and most visited national park.A particular favourite of Wordsworth, Windermere is Englands longest lake and her waters are still plied by historic boats. With a range of luxury Lake District hotels and a Beatrix Potter Museum, the town is connected by cable-operated car ferry to a spot close to Near Sawrey where Miss Potter once lived. Near the lakes northern tip is popular Ambleside, home of the Stock Ghyll Force waterfall.A road goes north from here past picturesque Grasmere and Thirlmere lake to Keswick. Set by Derwent Water, this pretty town is overlooked by Skiddaw, while Scafell Pike Englands highest mountain is to its south-west. Bassenthwaite lake is north-west, and Glenridding to the east is on the shores of the popular sailing spot of Ullswater, watched over by Helvellyn.In the Southern Lakes, Coniston is a small village by a lake offering watersports. South-west is the port town of Barrow-in-Furness, and also by the sea is Grange-over-Sands with its long promenade. Kendal is known for its tasty mint cake and has a museum of Lakeland life, as well as a good range of Lake District hotels with pools on Booking.com.