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Fermanagh Lakelands, Northern Ireland
While crowds descend on the famous English Lake District, you can get even better views all to yourself in the often-forgotten Fermanagh Lakelands in Northern Ireland. The county of Fermanagh is about one-third water — which means that there are plenty of lakes, rivers and canals to explore. Landlubbers will enjoy hill walks and the plethora of ancient castles in the area.