The Northern Lake District contains some of the regions most picturesque scenery, easily accessed by car, bike or on foot. This is also the quieter side of the Lakes, so you can enjoy the stunning views, country cafes and wide variety of walks all the more.

These pictures show just a few of our favourite views, from some of our favourite walks. Of course, there are many more places to discover and explore - once you've been to this region once you're sure to come back again and again.

Tarn Hows
The gentle walk around Tarn Hows is great for a lazy Sunday afternoon.
Striding Edge on Helvellyn
Helvellyn is on of the most striking peaks in the Lakes, with a variety of routes up to the summit.
Stickle Tarn
Stickle tarn is a spot easily accessed on foot, in winter and summer.
Lake Ullswater from Helvellyn
As you climb Helvellyn you get the most stunning views across lake Ullswater - this is just half way up!