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A picture of Ramsgate

Ramsgate

a Seaside Town in the county of Kent

The Shire Hall, Bodmin, Cornwall

Bodmin

in the county of Cornwall

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Recommended Towns & Villages near Loweswater

Lake View

Buttermere (102 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria (3.3 miles, 5.4 km, direction SE)

Even when swirling mist rolls in over the stark fells surrounding Buttermere, the little hamlet remains serene in its simplicity and beauty...

Cockermouth High Street, Cumbria

Cockermouth (4 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cumbria (5.8 miles, 9.3 km, direction N)

Cockermouth is ideally placed to be used as a centre for touring the Lake District National Park. It has a High Street seemingly unaltered, and is ringed by some of the finest scenery in England...

Grange village in english countryside

Grange in Borrowdale (15 Pictures)

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

A picturesque village in the Borrowdale valley, one of the most beautiful valleys in England...

Wasdale view

Wasdale Head (42 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria (8.2 miles, 13.3 km, direction S)

Vast, lonely landscape of towering fells, jewel like streams and tarns situated at the head of the Wasdale Valley with the mighty Scafell Pike, England's highest mountain and Great Gable forming an almost uniformity range of mountains in the distance...

Forest covert with moss at Borrowdale

Borrowdale (38 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria (8.3 miles, 13.4 km, direction SE)

There is little doubt that Borrowdale possess some of the most unforgettable of all in the vast landscape of The Lake District National Park...

A view of Derwent water

Keswick (465 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cumbria (8.3 miles, 13.4 km, direction E)

Keswick is a pretty Market Town that nestles between the spectacular Skiddaw Mountains and the northern end of the serene Derwentwater Lake within the Lake District National Park.....

Watendlath Tarn. Cumbria.   Taken Aug 05 using a Canon Powershot S50

Watendlath (28 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria (8.8 miles, 14.2 km, direction E)

A place of great beauty, Watendlath's dramatic landscape inspired writer Sir Hugh Walpole to choose it as the setting for his Rogue Herries series...

From Castlerigg Farm Campsite, looking towards Cat Bells. Lake District

Castlerigg (10 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria (8.9 miles, 14.3 km, direction E)

Castlerigg is a favoured destination for tourists, it is easily accessible from the market town of Keswick and is within easy reach of the snaking waters of the pretty River Greta, picturesque becks and fells...

Bassenwaith

Bassenthwaite (39 Pictures)

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

This is the most northerly of all the lakes, it resembles beaten silver nestling between the sun dappled heights of soaring fells and mountains. Almost at its shores are Barf,.....

The Langstrath Country Guest House, STONETHWAITE, Cumbria

Stonethwaite (5 Pictures)

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

Tucked away in a quiet part of Borrowdale where streams tumble down crags amongst a patchwork of old pack-horse trails, scenery does not come more beautiful than that which surrounds this peaceful hamlet in the Langstrath Valley...

Workington Harbour, Workington, Cumbria.

Workington (7 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria (9.7 miles, 15.5 km, direction NW)

Ancient market town of quintessential English charm, where you could easily swap the modern day cars parked in gracious tree-lined avenues for the horse and carriage of Victorian times...

Whitey Rock to shore, Whitehaven

Whitehaven (79 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Cumbria (10.6 miles, 17.0 km, direction W)

This attractive, historic Cumbrian resort owes much to the ingenuity of the Lowther family, who developed Whitehaven as a port for shipping and the export of Cumbrian coal...

A picture of Nether Wasdale

Nether Wasdale (4 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria (10.8 miles, 17.3 km, direction S)

Nether Wasdale lies opposite Wasdale Head at the western fringe of Wast Water...

A picture of Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum

Threlkeld (12 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria (11.3 miles, 18.2 km, direction E)

This is a magical area of sparking lakes, tumbling waterfalls, high peaks and vast moorland regions...

Maryport Harbour

Maryport (12 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Cumbria (11.5 miles, 18.6 km, direction NW)

Today, first and foremost Maryport is a splendid resort town on the beautiful Solway coast, it is steeped in the maritime history of two thousand years of sea...

St Bees beach as seen from Seamill

St Bees (26 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Cumbria (11.8 miles, 19.0 km, direction SW)

St.Bees, the most westerly coastal village on the wild cumbrian coast, is a vision of loveliness...

Eskdale

Boot (7 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria (12.5 miles, 20.1 km, direction S)

Boot is one of Lakeland's precious jewels, a charming stone village surrounded by towering scenery which includes two of the regions most scenic waterfalls, the Dalegarth Force and Birker Force...

Eskdale valley scene. Cumbria.

Eskdale Green (26 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria (12.9 miles, 20.7 km, direction S)

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Grasmere

Grasmere (401 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria (14.8 miles, 23.8 km, direction SE)

This tiny stone village is beautifully set between the tranquil waters of Grasmere Lake and the jagged heights of Helm Crag and Nab Scar..

Little Langdale

Little Langdale (41 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria (15.4 miles, 24.7 km, direction SE)

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

Recommended attractions near Loweswater

Crummock Water, Lake District, Cumbria.

Crummock Water (37 Pictures)

(1.8 miles, 2.8 km, direction SE)

The romantic setting between high fells gives Crummock Water its character. It is somewhat overshadowed by other better known.....

A picture of Whinlatter Forest Park

Whinlatter Forest Park (7 Pictures)

(4.7 miles, 7.6 km, direction E)

If you happen to visit Keswick in Cumbria do not miss out on Whinlatter Forest Park, for this superb gift of nature is a real.....

General view showing Cockermouth Castle and Jennings Brewery, Cumbria

Cockermouth Castle (1 Pictures)

(6.1 miles, 9.8 km, direction N)

These wonderful ruins of a by-gone age can be discovered in the charming inland resort of Cockermouth, amongst Lakeland's.....

A picture of The Bowder Stone

The Bowder Stone (6 Pictures)

(7.6 miles, 12.2 km, direction SE)

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Derwentwater as the daylight starts to go

Derwentwater (424 Pictures)

(7.7 miles, 12.4 km, direction E)

Derwentwater is one of 16 Lakes set within the Lake District National Park in Cumbria. It is one of the most northerly of the.....

Castlerigg Stone Circle

Castlerigg Stone Circle (41 Pictures)

(9.5 miles, 15.3 km, direction E)

The best time to view Castlerigg Stone Circle is that eyrie time when night is just giving way to dawn. It is then, with a.....

Wast Water

Wast Water (36 Pictures)

(9.8 miles, 15.8 km, direction S)

Wast Water is the deepest lake in England at 280 feet deep. The awesome peaks of Sca Fell and Great Gable tower over the wild,.....

A picture of Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum

Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum (2 Pictures)

(11.6 miles, 18.7 km, direction E)

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

Langdale Pikes (44 Pictures)

(12.3 miles, 19.7 km, direction SE)

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)

(12.5 miles, 20.1 km, direction SE)

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,.....

St Bees Head in Cumbria

St Bees Head (7 Pictures)

(12.6 miles, 20.2 km, direction SW)

These are the only cliffs on the coast of Cumbria, and it here visitors can catch a glimpse of the sheer drama of sea-birds, for.....

Hardknott Roman Fort( Lake District )19th June 2005

Hardknott Roman Fort (3 Pictures)

(13.0 miles, 21.0 km, direction S)

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

Dove Cottage (6 Pictures)

(15.3 miles, 24.6 km, direction SE)

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

Muncaster Castle, Cumbria

Muncaster Castle (33 Pictures)

(15.6 miles, 25.0 km, direction S)

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Brothers Water from Kirkstone Pass, English Lakes. September 2006. Cannon Powershot 400

Brothers Water (9 Pictures)

(17.0 miles, 27.4 km, direction E)

Dorothy Wordsworth (c.1771-1855, diarist, poet, sister of William ) referred to it as "..the glittering lively lake..". The.....

Tarn Hows 5

Tarn Hows (98 Pictures)

(17.6 miles, 28.4 km, direction SE)

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

Holme Cultram Abbey, Abbey Town, Near Silloth, Cumbria

Holme Cultram Abbey (6 Pictures)

(18.5 miles, 29.8 km, direction N)

This was a Cistercian foundation of the 12th century of which the nave is now the parish Church of St.Mary, and although the.....

Dalemain House & Gardens, Penrith, Cumbria

Dalemain House & Gardens (19 Pictures)

(20.7 miles, 33.4 km, direction E)

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Haweswater from Rigging dale ridge, Lake District

Haweswater (7 Pictures)

(21.8 miles, 35.0 km, direction E)

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Windermere Boat Museum, Cumbria

Windermere Steamboat Museum (1 Pictures)

(21.9 miles, 35.3 km, direction SE)

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