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MP heralds news that Lyth Valley has made Lonely Planet beautiful world list

October 9, 2013 10:46 AM

Lyth Valley viewSouth Lakes MP Tim Farron has heralded the 'wonderful' news that the Lyth Valley has made the Lonely Planet Beautiful World list.

The Lonely Planet has published a new book showcasing beauty from across the globe. From a cityscape of Manhattan, New York to a sprawling aerial shot of the Lake District, the Lonely Planet's Beautiful World has a selection of amazing images celebrating the vibrancy and diversity of the world.

The book's description of the valley is: "The unspoilt Lyth Valley is tucked in a hidden corner of Cumbria, where trees are laden with fruit and rolling hills are the most magnificent green."

Tim said: "The Lyth Valley is a beautiful place and it's fantastic that it's been given this award. Comparing it some of best views in the world is fantastic and well deserved. I hope this book with boost tourism to our county and the South Lakes."