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If you're passionate about animals, go to Lake District Wildlife Park, where you can observe them from close quarters, understand more about them and find out why they behave as they do.
Your journey is likely to lead through the much-loved city of Manchester. From there, it is 75 miles (121 kilometers) to your destination, Lake District.
If Lake District Wildlife Park is one of your top priorities but you are a bit short on time, why not stay close by? There are 2 accommodation options within 0.1 miles (0.2 kilometers). If you're happy to go a bit farther away to book the right place, you ought to try Keswick. Just 8 miles (13 kilometers) away, it makes for a great base, with no less than 2 hotels to choose from. Why not start off with the Keswick Country House Hotel, LakeSide House and Stonegarth Guest House?
Anyone who is keen on a good deal will love staying a night or two at the Powe House - B&B, 6 miles (10 kilometers) away.
You'll find a handful of upscale hotels a short commute away, perfect for when you're feeling indulgent. Quality choices would have to be the Best Western Plus Lake District, Keswick, Castle Inn Hotel and Dalegarth House.
After sightseeing, follow the locals to Armathwaite Hall Hotel and Spa in Lake district (Bassenthwaite Lakeside Lodges, Bassenthwaite, Keswick), a popular place to dine on a delicious meal. Ritson's Restaurant (Keswick) has a laid-back atmosphere where you can sit back with a few drinks as evening falls. It's just 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometers) away.