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Shap, Cumbria, LA8 9PL
The village of Shap consists mainly of two long lines of grey stone houses, many dating from the 18th century. The area around Shap was settled in Neolithic times, and there are several stone circles, and other standing stones nearby.
Cumbria, CA19 1TG
One of the premier Lake District valleys with stunning mountain scenery, outdoor activities for all and fascinating culture and heritage.
Whinlatter Pass, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW
Whinlatter Forest Park is England's only true mountain forest. Rising to 790 metres above sea level Whinlatter offers spectacular views of the Lake District and into Scotland.
Lake District National Park, Cumbria, LA23
At Vertical Adventures we offer guided ascents of the Lake Districts summits via famous walks, scrambles and climbs. We also provide caving at Ingleton.
Situated on the shores of lake Windermere, the bustling town of Bowness offers a great variety of visitor attractions, accommodation and shops.
Bassenthwaite, Cumbria, CA12 4QG
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.
Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9NH
Wordsworth's birthplace is a gem of a market town with a castle, rivers and tourism attractions just minutes from the Lake District National Park.
Peaceful Buttermere, a valley of lakes and high mountains offering superb opportunities for quiet enjoyment in the heart of the Lake District.
Despite opposition, Haweswater was made into a reservoir in 1929 swallowing the villages of Mardale and Measand which can be seen when water is low.
Black Sail, Ennerdale, Cleator, Cumbria, CA23 3AY
Black Sail is a remote and isolated area at the head of Ennerdale, accessible only on foot. This location provides great access to the surrounding fells: Great Gable, Pillar, Red Pike and Steeple and appears in many long distance walks.
Walk Route: Black Sail - Buttermere
Ullswater is the second largest lake at 7.5 miles long. Its is very deep and at picturesque with a lake road affording some lovely scenery.
At the heart of the central and south lakes visitor experience, Ambleside bristles with activity and is an ideal base for exploring the county.
The cliffs at St Bees (named after St Bega) are dramatic, composed of striking red sandstone some over 300ft high. There is an RSPB nature reserve.
Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4QS
Venue for charter fair.
Walk Route: Kirkby Stephen to Keld
Cumbria, LA21 8EH
Coniston village is located adjacent to Coniston water and underneath the majestic Coniston Fells of which Coniston Old Man is the most famous.
Maryport, Cumbria, CA15 6LW
A delightful unspoilt town with a proud maritime heritage reflected in its fine harbour, marina, maritime museum and summer maritime festivals.