Four years after the dreadful floods of 2009, it has cost more than four million pounds to replace the hundreds of bridges and pathways that were destroyed.
Cumbria's "Paths for the Public" programme has restored access to the areas cut off by the flood damage, and helped to bring back tourists.
Andy Burn has the full report below.
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