||Time Out introduces a new series of guides covering the regions of the United Kingdom. The Lake District, located in the northwest corner of England is located in the county of Cumbria. It contains the highest mountain in England as well as the deepest lake. For centuries, writers and poets have sung the praises of the magical northwest corner of England known as the Lake District, where the landscape varies from quaintly pastoral to awesomely majestic. The mountains, lakes and valleys, as well as the coastline offer visitors scenic areas to walk, cycle and boat. The small towns and villages offer a wide range of accommodations and dining. Other features include the best places to shop for local crafts, helpful appendices, and a monthly calendar of festivals and events.