Lakes aren’t necessarily the first thing to come to mind when thinking about Britain. Unless you’re a nature lover, other things come to mind first (the hustle of London, pretty county pubs etc).
However, with many scenic national parks there isn’t a lack of lakes that could be among some of the most beautiful ones in the world.
Here are what we believe are the 20 best…
(I hope you won’t mind us breaking our usual rule restricting ourselves to pleace in England; we couldn’t resist including some fantastic Scottish Lochs and even a fine Welsh lake).
Lake Windermere is one of the most popular lakes in the Lake District in Cumbria.