The county of Cumbria is oneo of Englands areas of outstanding natural beauty. Cumbria includes the Lake District, the Eden Valley, North Pnnines and Furness Peninsula as well as part of the Yorkshire Dales. Cumbria is a county rich in history and has a plethora of historic sits to visit. Cumbria lays claim to the remains of the Roman Empire, one of the earlies stone circles in Britain as well as many churches, abbeys and priories dating back many centuries. The Lake District National park is a stunning place to visit and inspires artists and writers alike. Cumbrias heritage includes invasions, skirmishes and battles - not surprisingly between the English and Scottish as the border are to the north of the county. Places to visit include Carlisle Castle and Furness Abbey, not to mention the Lakes themselves. For those seeking an active holiday break, why not walk Hadrian's Wall when you visit. There is much to do in Cumbria and the Lake District, so book your self catering accommodation to enjoy a short break or holiday.