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QUIZ - Can you name these landmarks in the Lake District?

PUBLISHED: 08:50 10 July 2017 | UPDATED: 10:37 10 July 2017

The Lake District is full of picture postcard scenes Photo: John Cobham

The Lake District is full of picture postcard scenes Photo: John Cobham

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The Lake District is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but how well do you know it?

The Lake District is home to twenty one large bodies of water, these natural wonders are the reasons why so many people decide to visit the national park every year.

Lake Windermere is undoubtedly the most popular and largest lake, Bowness on the eastern shore is the likely starting point for tourists in the area, while Ambleside on the north point of the lake is another favourite, Rydal Water lies just north of Ambleside, with Grasmere just to the west of it.

Ullswater is the second largest lake in the national park, the village of Glenridding, situated at the southern end of the lake, is popular with tourists as a base for visiting Helvellyn.

The third largest lake is Coniston Water, the scene of many attempts to break the world water speed record. To the north-west of the lake rises the Old Man of Coniston., another popular destination for walkers.

Derwentwater remains popular due to its proximity to Keswick which also has Blencathra and the Castlerigg stone circle close by.

Wastwater has become a popular destination for photographers due to the superb natural composition that the surrounding landscape provides.

There are other much smaller lakes such as Lake Bassenthwaite, Brothers Water and the reservoir of Thirlmere, which are ideal spots to escapes the crowds of the more popular locations.

How many did you guess correctly? Share and challenge your friends to beat your score.

If you fancy a tougher challenge, try our Lake District vs the Peak Distrcit quiz.

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