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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

 
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

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

Seatoller, Borrowdale Valley, Nr Keswick, Cumbria, CA

 
Crummock Water

Crummock Water has unparalleled views. At 2.5 miles long, it is a clear, rocky bottomed lake flanked by steep fellsides of Skiddaw slate.

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Allonby

Allonby is a small village situated between Maryport and Silloth on the Solway Coast, which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The views across the Solway to Scotland are amazing, and should be seen to be believed.

Allonby, CA15 6QF

tel: 01539 822222

 
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

 
Smugglers Route

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

  • Miles: 27

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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

 
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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Spout Force

Inbetween Lorton and Braithwaite, there is a car park at Scagill Bridge on the Whinlatter Pass Road. From here the falls are a 15 minutes walk.

Whinlatter Visitor Centre, Whinlatter, Braithwaite, Keswick, CA12 5TW

 
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, -

 
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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Skiddaw & Thirlmere

From the heights of Skiddaw at 3000ft (914m) to the silvan beauty of Thirlmere, one of Lakeland's major lakes, is an accessible area and a delight to explore.

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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

 

Rosthwaite, CA

tel: 01539 822222

 
Grisedale Pike

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

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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

 
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, -

 
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

 
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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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, -

 
Loweswater Lake

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

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Bowness on Solway

The coastal village of Bowness on Solway is charming mix of pretty traditional Cumbrian cottages, house and farms, hugging the shoreline of the Solway Firth - part of the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Beauty.

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