From The Neolithic To The Sea: A Journey From The Past To The Present
Cumbria
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Birdoswald Fort


Cumbria is a county located in the North West of England. The largest urban settlement is Carlisle followed by Barrow-in-Furness. It is one of the most sparsely populated counties in the United Kingdom.

Cumbria is mostly rural and contains the Lake District and the Lake District National Park. A large area of the county forms part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.