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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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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, -

 
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

 
Pillar

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

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Silloth on Solway

Silloth on Solway with its grand Victorian houses, wide, cobbled streets and fine seaward vista, offers the opportunity for a relaxing, get away from it all break. The views out to sea are magnificent, particularly when the sun sets.

Cumbria, -

tel: 016973 31944

 
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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Loweswater Lake

Nestled in a wooded valley in the far west of the Lake District.

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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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Galleny Force

Also know as Fairy Glen. Nr Stonethwaite. Collection of quite large pools and small falls, some wooded areas alongside the river.

Stonethwaite, Borrowdale Valley, Keswick, CA12 5XG

 
Fairfield

Wandering Aengus are based in the Lake District and we are the specialists in self-guided Lake District walking holidays.

Wandering Aengus Treks, Fellside End, Fellside, Caldbeck, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 8HA

tel: 016974 78443

 
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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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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Caldbeck

Caldbeck in Northern Cumbria is one of the most beautiful and peaceful of all the Lakeland villages and is ideally situated for exploring the Lake District, the Scottish Borders, the Eden Valley and the North Pennines.

Caldbeck, Cumbria, CA7 8EA

tel: 01539 822222

 
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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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

 
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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Bootle to Corney

From Bootle village, nestling between the fells and coastal plain, climb out onto the broad flank of the fells above. The sky, sea and fells meet at far horizons and the views are breathtaking.

Cycle Route: Bootle, Millstones

  • Miles: 14

Bootle, Millom, Cumbria, LA19 5TJ

tel: 01539 822222

 
Altura trail south loop

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

tel: 017687 78469

VistEngland VAQAS

 
West Cumbria Cycle Network

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

  • Miles: 72

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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

 
Dodd Wood

Towering high above Bassenthwaite Lake, the Dodd provides unrivalled views from Derwent Water to the south and to the hills of Dumfries and Galloway.

Bassenthwaite, Nr Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4QE

tel: 01768 778469