Browsing places to visit within 8 miles of Tarn Flatt Cottage
Vale of Lorton - a bucolic landscape of verdant pastures, riverside hay meadows, fellside woods and hidden farmhouses.
From the heights of Skiddaw to the silvan beauty of Thirlmere, this accessible area is a delight to explore.
With its hilly cobbled main street and colour-washed cottages, Dent is a thoroughly charming village set in the beautiful valley of Dentdale.
Dating back to the Roman times, Sedbergh is an attractive market town full of character with an engaging mix of cobbled yards and historic buildings.
Loweswater, Cumbria, CA13 0RU, Tel: 01539 822222
Loweswater is a small hamlet situated between Loweswater and Crummock waters. It is home to The Kirkstile Inn which has been providing food and shelter for some 400 hundred years, and now has it's very own brewery.
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.
Cumbria, CA19 1TG, Tel: 0845 272 0004
One of the premier Lake District valleys with stunning mountain scenery, outdoor activities for all and fascinating culture and heritage.
Tebay, Penrith, Cumbria, CA103TL
Just off the M6 lies the village of Tebay, which has fantastic views out to the Howgill Fells and the northern edge of the Yorkshire Dales.
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.
Cumbria, CA9 3RF, Tel: 01434 382244, Email
Discover an area of unique and beautiful landscapes - high, wild and remote.
Askham in Furness, Cumbria, LA16 7, Tel: 01539 822222
Askam in Furness owes its existence to the iron ore industry. The industrial buildings were demolished in 1933. In addition to street names, another sign of the former iron works is Askam pier, which is made of slag from the works.
Egremont, Cumbria, CA22 2DB, Tel: 01946 820693
Egremont is a traditional market town in the centre of the Western Lake District. Whilst there, discover Egremont's treasures: the illuminated Norman Castle and grounds .
Kirkby Lonsdale is a beautiful market town located in the River Lune valley on the fringes of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.
Grizedale Forest Park offers the complete day out with an extensive range of internationally famous forest sculptures and way marked paths.
Cumbria, Tel: 01229 587120
Ulverston is South Lakeland's festival town. It is a market town with unique charm, friendly traditional shops and original cobbled streets.
The pretty town of Longtown is ideal for exploring the north Cumbrian countryside and religious heritage.
The pretty, narrow cobbled streets, squares, courtyards and whitewashed cottages of Hawkshead make for an idyllic Lakeland setting.
Cumbria, LA14 1HU
Barrow-in-Furness embraces one of England's most impressive monastic ruins, a superb museum and nature reserves with an international reputation.
Situated on the shores of lake Windermere, the bustling town of Bowness offers a great variety of visitor attractions, accommodation and shops.
Cumbria, Tel: 01946 598914
A delightful Georgian town with its street grid pattern and buildings largely still intact and harbour signifying the town's rich maritime heritage.
Bassenthwaite, Cumbria, CA12 4QG, Tel: 01539 822222
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.