Where to Go in the Lake District

The Lake District has everything, from remote valleys to dramatic mountains...

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Ambleside & Area

Ambleside in the Lake District

Located right in the centre of the Lake District at the head of Lake Windermere, Ambleside is surrounded by beautiful scenery.

Bowness on Windermere

Bowness on Windermere in the Lake District

Bowness-on-Windermere is one of the most popular locations in the Lake District. Situated midway down Lake Windermere, a long promenade skirts the lake with views over a busy harbour.

Cartmel and Peninsula

Cartmel and Peninsula in Cumbria

Offering stunning views of the South Lakeland District fells and countryside, Cartmel is easily accessible, with its winding streets, pretty cottages and medieval buildings.

Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

Coniston, Hawkshead, Sawrey, in the Lake District

The delightful village of Coniston nestles at the foot of the famous Coniston Old Man fell and is nearby to the Grizedale Forest.

Grasmere & Langdale

Grasmere Langdale in the Lake District

Grasmere is a charming village in the heart of the Lake District National Park, situated in a valley surrounded by the lush green slopes of the Lakeland hills.

Kendal and Area

Kendal in Cumbria

Situated to the South of the Lake District, and only a short drive from the sea, Kendal is especially well placed to cater for everyone's holiday needs.

Kirkby Lonsdale and South East Cumbria

Kirkby Lonsdale in Cumbria

A superb location for those wanting to explore Cumbria and Yorkshire

Windermere, Staveley and Troutbeck Bridge

Windermere, Staveley and Troutbeck Bridge

Lake Windermere is perhaps the best know area in the Lake District and Windermere village itself is about 1km from the lake.

Bassenthwaite Lake Area

Bassenthwaite Lake in the Lake District

Bassenthwaite Lake and village of the same name is situated just north west of Keswick in the Northern Lakes. The magnificent Skiddaw can be seen rising to the east and Grisedale Pike to the south west.

Borrowdale and Buttermere

Borrowdale and Buttermere in Cumbria

The steep sided Borrowdale Valley extends some 10 miles from its source high in the Scafell Mountains down to the shores of Derwent Water close to Keswick.

Caldbeck Fells

Caldbeck Fells in Cumbria

Located high in the Northern Lakes on the northern fringe of the Lake District National Park lie the ancient fell villages of Caldbeck, Hesket Newmarket and Uldale.

Keswick & Area

Keswick in the Lake District

Keswick is overlooked by spectacular scenery including the towering Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell to the north and Derwentwater a stones throw away to the south, in the heart of the Northern Lakes.

St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

St Johns in The Vale and Threlkeld in the Lake District

Threlkeld and St. Johns in the Vale are just to the east of Keswick in the Northern Lakes. The steep sided Blencathra looms over Threlkeld village, a popular starting point for walking the mountain.

Thornthwaite & Braithwaite

Thornthwaite & Braithwaite

Thornthwaite and Braithwaite are situated in between Bassenthwaite Lake and Derwentwater in the Northern Lakes.

Ullswater Area

Ullswater in the Lake District

Ullswater is the Lake District's second largest lake at 9 miles long. Located in the eastern side of Cumbria, it bends and twists its way through dramatic mountain scenery.

Carlisle & Hadrian's Wall

Eden Valley, Carlisle, Hadrians Wall in Cumbria

Carlisle's modern city centre has a rich heritage; a wonderful combination of culture, history and the great outdoors. It is surrounded by acres of parkland and has some of our finest countryside right on the doorstep.

Eden Valley

Eden Valley in Cumbria

The Eden Valley is set in a tranquil corner of East Cumbria nestling in between The Lake District, The Yorkshire Dales National Park and the North Pennines; all areas of outstanding natural beauty and a lovely holiday destination at any time of the year.

All Western Lakes & Coast

Western Lakes And Coast in Cumbria

The Western Lake District is an area of great diversity, with famous lakes, awesome mountains and dramatic coastline. Home to Britain's deepest lake, Wast Water and England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike.