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St Katherines Chapel, Lydiate.

Lydiate

in the county of Merseyside

Oakham, Rutland - view from Brooke Hill

Oakham

in the county of Rutland

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Recommended Towns & Villages near Haverthwaite

Cartmel Priory

Cartmel (24 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria (4.1 miles, 6.6 km, direction SE)

Cartmel's village square is surrounded by old shops, pubs and a 14th century gatehouse owned by the National Trust...

Ulverston, Cumbria

Ulverston (36 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cumbria (4.7 miles, 7.5 km, direction SW)

Old town and port with cobbled streets and a pretty market square. It is surrounded by the Furness fells, Coniston Water, Lake Windemere, and the spectacular Cumbrian Mountains. .....

Allithwaite, Cumbria. Holme Lane looking towards Boarbank

Allithwaite (16 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria (5.4 miles, 8.6 km, direction SE)

Allithwaite is a small village situated a couple of miles inland from the favoured resort of Grange-over-Sands. It is also within easy reach of Cartmel with its racecourse and old priory...

A blustery afternoon

Grange-over-Sands (12 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Cumbria (5.6 miles, 9.0 km, direction SE)

The town is backed by beautiful woodland and overlooks the vast expanse of Morecombe Bay...

Morning view from moors above Grizebeck, Cumbria.  Coniston Fells in the distance.

Grizebeck (1 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria (6.3 miles, 10.2 km, direction W)

This is a place that is all "Morning Glory" as the sun rises over the vast sweep of the moors, nature seems at peace with herself showing an intringent range of moorland colour and newly awaken wildlife creatures, out in search of food...

The station house at Torver

Torver (5 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria (7.4 miles, 11.9 km, direction NW)

The lovely village of Torver is found in rich countryside beside Coniston Water in England's Lake District National Park...

Arnside, Cumbria

Arnside (30 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria (8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction E)

This pretty village has all the ingredients of an old style fishing village with a delightful mix-match of charming properties rising up from a beach of firm golden sand littered with colourful sailing boats...

A picture of Broughton-in-Furness

Broughton-in-Furness (1 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cumbria (8.1 miles, 13.1 km, direction W)

This attractive little place can boast of once being an important market town with a history stretching back to around the 15th and 16th centuries...

Winter view of Black Combe from the lane near Broughton Mills, Cumbria.

Broughton Mills (4 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria (8.4 miles, 13.6 km, direction NW)

It offers a panorama of superb views in all directions, and is certainly one of the most magnificent walking areas close to the western fringe of the Lake District National Park...

A lakeland croft in Grizedale Forest

Hawkshead (116 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria (8.9 miles, 14.4 km, direction N)

A pretty village in the Lake District..

Storrs Hall

Bowness on Windermere (206 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria (8.9 miles, 14.4 km, direction NE)

This is the principal resort on Lake Windermere, it is a town crammed with quaint narrow streets jammed full of summer tourists which sprawls along the shores of the lake somewhere between Waterhead and Lakeside...

Parish Church, Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria

Dalton-in-Furness (9 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria (9.0 miles, 14.5 km, direction SW)

Dalton-in-Furness can be found at the meeting point of the roads leading from the mass of sands forming the Furness peninsula-one road leads from Ulverston and the other from.....

Copper mine valley

Coniston (238 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria (9.0 miles, 14.5 km, direction N)

There is a timelessness about this pretty village which is set beneath the awesome splendour of "The Old Man of Coniston" towering some 2,500ft above...

Silverdale, Lancashire.

Silverdale (28 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Lancashire (9.4 miles, 15.1 km, direction SE)

The village of Silverdale once sat on the River Kent, but in the 1920's the river changed its course to reach the sea further westward. The deep-water channel of the Kent is now.....

Windermere from The grounds of Merewood Country House Hotel

Windermere (273 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria (10.4 miles, 16.8 km, direction NE)

Lake Windermere is England's largest lake, and one of it's most popular with visitors. It is 10.5 miles long and approx 1 mile wide. The water of the lake reaches a depth of.....

Holborn Hill, Millom, Cumbria.  Black Combe in the background.

Millom (54 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria (10.5 miles, 16.9 km, direction W)

The town of Millom developed close to the banks of the estuary of the River Duddon. It nestles in the shadow of the Black Combe, beyond which lies the majestic scenery of the.....

Mid Duddon Valley from the top of the lane between Broughton Mills and Hall Dunnerdale, Cumbria.

Hall Dunnerdale (2 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria (10.7 miles, 17.2 km, direction NW)

Scenery does not come much finer than the scenic beauty surrounding the Valley of the River Duddon where you will find the delightful hamlet of Hall Dunnerdale...

St. Oswald's Church, Warton (near Carnforth, Lancs.)

Warton (4 Pictures)

in the county of Lancashire (12.1 miles, 19.5 km, direction SE)

Warton is a pleasant village to visit. Interestingly, it is in a site considered to be of special scientific interest, quite possibly the home of early man...

The Howgills

Kendal (31 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cumbria (12.3 miles, 19.8 km, direction NE)

Sometimes referred to 'the auld grey town' because it was built mainly of grey stone, Kendal is a large Market town in the east of Cumbria...

Blea Tarn, Little Langdale, Cumbria

Little Langdale (41 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria (12.4 miles, 19.9 km, direction N)

Little Langdale is a delightful hamlet in a hauntingly beautiful area lying above the Furness Fells...

Recommended attractions near Haverthwaite

The world famous Laurel & Hardy Museum in Ulverston, Cumbria. Birthplace of Stan Laurel

The Laurel & Hardy Museum (1 Pictures)

(4.7 miles, 7.6 km, direction SW)

The Laurel and Hardy Museum is appropriately sited in the town of Ulverston, Stan Laurel's birthplace. He was born in 1890, the.....

Lake Windermere, Summer 2003

Lake Windermere (148 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.4 km, direction NE)

This is the Lake District National Park's most dazzling resort as well as being England's largest natural lake. It is surrounded.....

Arnside Pele (fortified tower)

Arnside Tower (4 Pictures)

(8.4 miles, 13.6 km, direction SE)

The oldest building in the parish of Arnside. Arnside Tower is a ruin of a Pele tower which were fortified structures quite.....

Windermere Boat Museum, Cumbria

Windermere Steamboat Museum (1 Pictures)

(9.4 miles, 15.2 km, direction NE)

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Levens Hall Garden, South Lakes

Levens Hall Garden (24 Pictures)

(9.6 miles, 15.5 km, direction E)

Levens Hall is a wonderful Elizabethan mansion, which began life as a medieval tower refuge against the Scots, it was completed.....

Sizergh Castle, near Kendal, Cumbria.

Sizergh Castle (28 Pictures)

(10.1 miles, 16.3 km, direction E)

This ancient fortress has been the home of the Strickland family for more than 750 years. It began as a 60ft, four storey tower.....

Tarn Hows 5

Tarn Hows (98 Pictures)

(10.2 miles, 16.4 km, direction N)

This exceptional magical landscape is known as Beatrix Potter Country. For it is here amongst Lakeland's magnificent tarns and.....

Millom Castle and Holy Trinity Church, Millom, Cumbria.

Millom Castle (1 Pictures)

(10.7 miles, 17.3 km, direction W)

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The ruins of Furness Abbey, near Barrow in Furness.

Furness Abbey (13 Pictures)

(10.8 miles, 17.4 km, direction SW)

St Mary of Furness was founded in 1123 by Stephen, later King of England...

Warton Rectory, Lancashire

Warton Old Rectory (2 Pictures)

(12.3 miles, 19.9 km, direction SE)

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Hutton Roof, Nr Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria Jan 2006

Hutton Roof Crags (1 Pictures)

(12.8 miles, 20.6 km, direction E)

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Hardknott Roman Fort( Lake District )19th June 2005

Hardknott Roman Fort (3 Pictures)

(13.6 miles, 21.8 km, direction NW)

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Piel Castle was built because of the Scottish raids in 1322

Piel Castle (3 Pictures)

(14.1 miles, 22.7 km, direction SW)

The last foreign invasion of England took place in 1486 when Irish and Flemish supporters of Lambert Simnel landed at Piel in a.....

Dove Cottage in Grasmere. The one time home of the Poet William Wordsworth

Dove Cottage (6 Pictures)

(14.5 miles, 23.3 km, direction N)

Dove cottage in the Lake District is the former home of the poet William Wordsworth and is where he wrote much of his famous.....

A view of Langdale Pikes, Little Langdale, Cumbria from Tarn Hows.

Langdale Pikes (44 Pictures)

(15.0 miles, 24.2 km, direction N)

These famous pikes rise loftily above the village of Langdale, whilst below visitors can savour the wild and desolate beauty of.....

The Lake District

The Lake District (1476 Pictures)

(15.9 miles, 25.5 km, direction N)

I first saw the Lake District many years ago, when for eight out of my eleven day sojourn, it rained, and rained! None-the-less,.....

Lancaster Castle, Lancaster, Lancashire.

Lancaster Castle (21 Pictures)

(15.9 miles, 25.6 km, direction SE)

Dominating the skyline of the town, Lancaster Castle is of the best-preserved castles in England. This Castle is still used as a.....

Lancaster Cathedral at sunset 2005

Lancaster Cathedral (5 Pictures)

(16.4 miles, 26.4 km, direction SE)

This may not be as old as other English cathedral churches, but with its soaring spire reaching to a height of 240 feet and a.....

Muncaster Castle, Cumbria

Muncaster Castle (33 Pictures)

(16.6 miles, 26.7 km, direction NW)

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Ashton Memorial in Lancaster

Ashton Memorial (5 Pictures)

(16.7 miles, 26.8 km, direction SE)

The Ashton Memorial with its green dome, overlooks the City from Williamson Park. It forms a famous Classical landmark and was.....


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