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Cumbria

County in England

Cumbria is a dramatic, beautiful and inspiring landscape, home to the Lake District National Park. It teems with wildlife and lush woodland, with glacier lakes, towering mountains and wild fells. Its ancient, natural rock sequences display a dramatic record dating back 500 million years, with evidence of colliding continents, deep oceans and tropical seas.

The human settlements in Cumbria date back to prehistoric times, with traces of field systems, stone circles and burial cairns. The landscape is scattered with old Roman roads and forts, and part of Hadrian's Wall, in the northernmost parts of the county, is an unnerving reminder of Rome's indisputable dominance.

With its commanding landscapes, nourishing vegetation and compelling natural history, Cumbria has been a place for reflection and inspiration for many of Britain's great writers. Dove Cottage, the home of William Wordsworth, is now a museum to his life and work. Use the links below for more information on the county. Alternatively, try searching for a district, town or village in Cumbria.

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Welcome to yourlocaweb.co.uk Cumbria a local part of our national directory website...

See all that’s happening locally in Cumbria with our local pages featuring... local scene pictures and a free local business directory for all traders and businesses...

See local sports & leisure clubs • local organisations • local hotels and restaurants • holiday travel services • online retailers • local service providers and many more....

All local directory listings are promoted nationally but primarily the local directory listings are focused for here in Cumbria and the local surounding area and can be viewed by using the easy page content buttons shown above... why not explore our Cumbria pages to see and find out more...


In today’s spotlight - See local scene pictures...

It's often said "a picture paints a thousand words” and our fascinating local scene pictures of Cumbria can't fail to interest those of all ages with most kindly provided by local photographers... 

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Is your local business listed in the Cumbria local business directory?

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It takes just seconds and with an astonishing 40 million UK visitors we genuinely help to promote local traders - online retailers - professional services and new enterprise websites on both a local and national scale - the best part is... It's completely free and super easy!

To make sure you're not missing out simply see the Cumbria local business directory button found at the top of the page


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