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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.
Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4QS
Venue for charter fair.
Walk Route: Kirkby Stephen to Keld
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.
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.
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.
Jawnie Wife House, Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23
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.
From a 17th-century mining community at the base of Blencathra to 19th-century water resource at the foot of Helvellyn, the two communities of Threlkeld and Thirlmere are linked by the lovely Vale of St John.
Grizedale, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ
Grizedale Forest has activities for all ages from mountain biking to relaxing walks, Go-Ape to sculpture in the forest. The visitor centre includes the forest shop, Cafe in the Forest and Grizedale Mountain Bikes bike hire and shop.
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.
Picturesque Grasmere, home to William Wordsworth and famed for its annual sports, is the northernmost village in the southern Lake District.
Ennerdale Bridge, Cumbria, CA23 3AR
Ennerdale Bridge is situated on the Western edge of the Lake District. It is part of Wainwright's Coast to Coast walk, just three miles east of Cleator Moor. Nearby is the beautiful Ennerdale Water.
Cycle Route: Ennerdale Bridge - Calder Bridge - Cold Fell Summit
England's highest mountain, deepest lake and smallest church - Wasdale has it all and much much more.
New Dungeon Ghyll, Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9JX
Today, the Valleys are recognised as one of the most beautiful places in the Lake District and in medieaval days, were home to a woolen mill.
Thirlmere was originally two smaller lakes, which were joined to create a single resevoir surrounded by 2000 acres of spruce and larch.