Hi Ziners: I agree with Mark that the Lake District is well worth a visit.
After this past disastrous year with the hoof and mouth disease, they
are going all out for tourists this year and there ought to be some good
deals. Also, the youth hostels of the Lake District are situated in some
of the most magnificent spots in the mountains and on lakes and certainly
are suitable for the budget traveller. The Yorkshire Dales and North York
Moors also suffered from a terrific drop in tourism last year and are
also welcoming tourists with open arms this year. Cheers, Pat in Baltimore