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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

 
Bassenthwaite

The village of Bassenthwaite lies around 1 mile east of Bassenthwaite Lake. The lake is the most northerly of the lakes and is also one of the largest but the quietest in the Lake District, it is also home to it's own sailing club.

Bassenthwaite, Cumbria, CA12 4QG

tel: 01539 822222

 
Holme Wood

Holme Wood, owned by the National Trust. The fells on the lake's southern shore are thickly wooded, the name itself derives from the Old Norse for 'leafy lake'.

B5289, South of Cockermouth, Loweswater, Cumbria, -

 
Grisedale Pike

Grisedale Pike forms the backdrop to Derwentwater's western shore.

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Smugglers Route

Walk Route: Maryport-Allonby-Aspatria-Mealsgate-Ireby

  • Miles: 27

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Reivers Cycle Route (RCN 10)

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

  • Miles: 175

 
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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Loweswater

Loweswater is a small hamlet situated between Loweswater and Crummock waters. It is home to The Kirkstile Inn which has been providing food and shelter for some 400 hundred years, and now has it's very own brewery.

Loweswater, Cumbria, CA13 0RU

tel: 01539 822222

 
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

 
Taylor-Gill Force

Taylor Gill Force is situated at Stockley Bridge, Seathwaite, on the path between Seathwaite and Sty Head, at the head of the beautiful Borrowdale Valley.

Borrowdale Valley, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5XJ

 
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, -

 
Best of Hadrian's Wall Path

Self guided walking holidays along the Hadrian's Wall path. We have itineraries that follow the whole path or the best preserved and most dramatic central section.

Mickledore Travel, 42 St. Johns Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5AG

tel: 017687 72335

Lake District Foundation

 
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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C2C - Sea to Sea Cycle Route (NCN 71)

Cycle Route: Workington-Whitehaven-Cockermouth-Loweswater-Lorton-Braithwaite-Keswick-Threlkeld-Greystoke-Penrith-Langwathby-Kirkoswald-Melmerby-Alston-Garrigill-Nenthead

  • Miles: 140

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

Seatoller, Borrowdale Valley, Nr Keswick, Cumbria, CA

 
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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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

 
Altura trail south loop

Whinlatter Forest & Visitor Centre, Whinlatter Pass, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW

tel: 017687 78469

VistEngland VAQAS

 
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

 
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

 
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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