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.
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.
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.
Portinscale at the foot of Derwentwater is neatly sandwiched between Keswick, only a mile away to the east, Bassenthwaite Lake just to the north and Whinlatter Forest Park to the west.
A superb location for those wanting to explore Cumbria and Yorkshire
Offering stunning views of the South Lakeland District fells and countryside, Cartmel is easily accessible, with its winding streets, pretty cottages and medieval buildings.
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.
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.
The delightful village of Coniston nestles at the foot of the famous Coniston Old Man fell and is nearby to the Grizedale Forest.
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.
Located right in the centre of the Lake District at the head of Lake Windermere, Ambleside is surrounded by beautiful scenery.
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.
Thornthwaite and Braithwaite are situated in between Bassenthwaite Lake and Derwentwater in the Northern Lakes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lake Windermere is perhaps the best know area in the Lake District and Windermere village itself is about 1km from the lake.
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