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The Howk

Limestone gorge falls. Park near village pond in Caldbeck. Walk down hill to farm with 'Howk' on barn end, follow the path for a further 0.5 mile.

Caldbeck, Cumbria, CA7 8EA

 
Sourmilk Ghyll

Long cascade over slabs, easily seen. Park at Seathwaite Farm. Steep path and scramble. About 0.5 mile walk.

Seathwaite, Borrowdale, Cumbria, CA12 5XJ

 
Blencathra

Set near Skiddaw forest overlooking the River Greta in the north of the Lake District, Blencathra is one of the county's most renowned peaks.

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Aspatria

Aspatria is a small town in the North West of Cumbria, situated within the area known as the Western Lake District between Maryport and Wigton.

Aspatria, Cumbria, CA5 3HB

tel: 01539 822222

 
Bassenthwaite Lake

Bassenthwaite Lake is the largest and only true lake in Cumbria - Lake District, the others are all 'meres' or 'waters'.

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West Cumbria Cycle Network

Cycle Route: Cockermouth-Workington-Distington-Whitehaven-Cleator Moor-Ennerdale

  • Miles: 72

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Skiddaw

This mountain is one of the oldest formations in the Lake District (and indeed in Europe) and provides a variety of gentle ascents for even the most inexperienced walker. Skiddaw overlooks the popular market town of Keswick.

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Derwentwater

Derwentwater is the widest of the lakes in Cumbria - the Lake District. Overlooked by the mighty Skiddaw and with the bustling market town of Keswick on its northern shore, it is a popular choice with visitors.

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Lodore Falls

In a ravine behind The Lodore Falls Hotel. This 40 ft fall is surrounded by woods and crags. Parking 0.5 mile from entrance to falls behind Hotel or take launch down Derwentwater. On property owned by hotel - small charge for access.

Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UX

 
Reivers Cycle Route (RCN 10)

Cycle Route: Whitehaven-Workington-Cockermouth-Hesket Newmarket-Dalston-Burgh by Sands-Carlisle-Bewcastle

  • Miles: 175

 

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Great Gable

Great Gable stands to the north-east of Wastwater and offers a variety of climbs for walkers and climbers.

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Ashness Bridge near Surprise View

Catch the launch on Derwentwater for Ashness Bridge or drive down the eastern side of the lake, head up the narrow lane past Ashness Bridge to reach Surprise View. Car park available.

Watendlath Lane, Derwentwater, Keswick, Cumbria, -

 
Buttermere Lake

Buttermere is a peaceful lake located in the western corner of the Lake District and surrounded by an impressive, rugged landscape.

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Walking in Seatoller
  • Duration: 4 - 5 hours
  • Miles: 8

Seatoller, Borrowdale Valley, Nr Keswick, Cumbria, CA

 
Scale Force

At 172 ft the highest fall in Lakeland. Hidden in tree-lined cleft. 2.5 miles from Buttermere car park - follow signs to fall. Care needed in scrambling to foot of fall.

Buttermere, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9XA

 
Buttermere - S. Ainsworth

Magnificent nature predominates with little to disturb it apart from the hamlet of Buttermere, a small church, two hotels and a number of small B&B's, a campsite and a youth hostel.

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Dungeon Ghyll Force

National Trust property in Great Langdale. 40ft vertical drop. Spectacular scenery. Parking for the walk up to Dungeon Ghyll is available at the foot of Harrison Stickle.

Great Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9JU

 
Fisher Place Gill

Thunderous cascades on the Western flanks of the Dodds, near St John's in the Vale and Thirlmere.

Thirlmere, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4TN

 
Maryport

Maryport is a very pleasant town to discover on foot - built on a grid pattern in the 18thC, it is very easy to find your way around. Start at the harbour, recently refurbished to a high standard where pleasure craft are berthed.

Maryport, Cumbria, CA15 6LW

tel: 01900 811450

 
Thirlmere

Thirlmere is a pretty, clear lake with a wooded shoreline and is best enjoyed from the west shore which winds its way through the trees. The views around the lake up to Helvellyn and Dollywagon Pike are impressive.

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Pillar

Situated on the western fells near Ennerdale, Pillar is the 11th largest mountain in the area.

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Dob Ghyll

Commence from the Dob Gill Car Park around a kilometre along the road from Wythburn on the western bank of Thirlmere. Take the footpath that ascends through woodland from the back of the car park.

Thirlmere Reservoir, Wythburn, Cumbria, -