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Gates leading to Meaburn Hall, Maulds Meaburn, Cumbria

Maulds Meaburn (1 Pictures)

(4.0 miles, 6.4 km, direction E)

Hunter Davies (famous author, journalist and broadcaster) described the village as "... one of the most beautiful villages in the country"...

Glencoyne Bay, Ullswater, Cumbria. Canon Powershot A400

Ullswater (364 Pictures)

(8.1 miles, 13.0 km, direction W)

Ullswater is considered by many to be the lake districts most beautiful lake. It is 7.5 miles of pure beauty, and as you approach it from any direction you will see why. Ullswater.....

View from St Martins Church, Martindale.

Martindale (2 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.3 km, direction W)

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Station

Appleby-in-Westmorland (6 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.4 km, direction NE)

Appleby, is situated in the valley of the River Eden near to Hoff Beck, stunningly beautiful, it is an ideal centre for both walking and touring...

Penrith, Cumbria. The Agricultural Hotel with Penrith town and The Beacon behind

Penrith (48 Pictures)

(9.5 miles, 15.3 km, direction N)

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View above Dufton

Dufton (7 Pictures)

(10.0 miles, 16.1 km, direction NE)

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Patterdale Church

Patterdale (18 Pictures)

(10.1 miles, 16.2 km, direction W)

The village of Patterdale is a well known vantage point at the head of Ulleswater, close to Brotherswater...

Glenridding, Ullswater. Canon Powershot A710is

Glenridding (69 Pictures)

(10.8 miles, 17.4 km, direction W)

Glenridding lies in a beautiful area on the south-west side of Ullswater...

Snowy Ambleside 27-12-10

Ambleside (837 Pictures)

(13.4 miles, 21.6 km, direction SW)

Ambleside, meaning "Shieling" or summer pasture by the riverbank, lies next to the northern shore of Lake Windermere. A busy victorian town ideal as a base when visiting the Lake District..

Rydal Cave

Rydal (61 Pictures)

(13.5 miles, 21.7 km, direction SW)

Rydal in the lake district will be forever associated with the poet William Wordsworth who lived here and whose works reflect the beautiful landscape that so vividly captured his imagination almost from the moment he was born...

Lake Windermere

Windermere (272 Pictures)

(13.8 miles, 22.2 km, direction SW)

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.....

The Howgills

Kendal (31 Pictures)

(14.3 miles, 23.1 km, direction S)

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...

The Church, Grasmere

Grasmere (398 Pictures)

(15.0 miles, 24.1 km, direction W)

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

Bowness, Cumbria

Bowness on Windermere (205 Pictures)

(15.2 miles, 24.5 km, direction SW)

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...

Langdale Pikes

Elterwater (24 Pictures)

(16.0 miles, 25.8 km, direction SW)

Elterwater is barely 200ft above sea level, it is picturesquely set beneath the glories of the Langdale Pikes..

A picture of Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum

Threlkeld (12 Pictures)

(16.3 miles, 26.2 km, direction W)

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

Hawkshead Church 2

Hawkshead (116 Pictures)

(17.0 miles, 27.3 km, direction SW)

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Little Langdale

Little Langdale (39 Pictures)

(17.1 miles, 27.5 km, direction SW)

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

Winter Solstice 2011, Castlerigg Stone Circle, near Keswick, Cumbria

Castlerigg (10 Pictures)

(17.7 miles, 28.5 km, direction W)

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...

A picture of Watendlath

Watendlath (26 Pictures)

(17.9 miles, 28.7 km, direction W)

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...

Recommended attractions near Shap

Shap Abbey, near the village of Shap in Cumbria, taken in 1963

Shap Abbey (1 Pictures)

(1.0 miles, 1.6 km)

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Haweswater from Rigging dale ridge, Lake District

Haweswater (7 Pictures)

(4.9 miles, 7.8 km, direction W)

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Lowther Castle with Norman Lowther from Manassas, VA - a direct descendant of Sir Richard Lowther.

Lowther Castle (17 Pictures)

(5.8 miles, 9.4 km, direction NW)

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Brougham Castle, Penrith, Cumbria

Brougham Castle (12 Pictures)

(8.5 miles, 13.7 km, direction N)

Coming Soon. Can you tell us about Brougham Castle? broughamcastle@picturesofengland.com..

Penrith Castle in Penrith, Lake District at daybreak

Penrith Castle (13 Pictures)

(9.0 miles, 14.4 km, direction N)

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Dalemain House & Gardens, Penrith, Cumbria

Dalemain House & Gardens (19 Pictures)

(9.4 miles, 15.1 km, direction NW)

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

Brothers Water (6 Pictures)

(10.0 miles, 16.2 km, direction W)

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

Long Meg & her Daughters (Maughanby Circle)- near Penrith, Cumbria

Long Meg & her Daughters (14 Pictures)

(13.6 miles, 21.9 km, direction N)

The 12 foot high mass of sandstone known as Long Meg can be found close to a circle of smaller "daughter" stones in a spectacular.....

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

Dove Cottage (6 Pictures)

(14.6 miles, 23.5 km, direction W)

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

Windermere Boat Museum, Cumbria

Windermere Steamboat Museum (1 Pictures)

(14.9 miles, 23.9 km, direction SW)

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A picture of Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum

Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum (2 Pictures)

(15.8 miles, 25.4 km, direction W)

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Lake Windermere, Cumbria

Lake Windermere (148 Pictures)

(16.0 miles, 25.7 km, direction SW)

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

The Lake District

The Lake District (1474 Pictures)

(16.7 miles, 26.9 km, direction W)

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,.....

Tarn Hows 8

Tarn Hows (89 Pictures)

(17.3 miles, 27.8 km, direction SW)

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

View from Castlerigg stone circle

Castlerigg Stone Circle (38 Pictures)

(17.4 miles, 28.0 km, direction W)

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.....

Sizergh Castle, near Kendal, Cumbria.

Sizergh Castle (28 Pictures)

(17.5 miles, 28.2 km, direction S)

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

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

Langdale Pikes (41 Pictures)

(18.2 miles, 29.4 km, direction W)

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

Derwentwater summer afternoon.

Derwentwater (415 Pictures)

(19.0 miles, 30.6 km, direction W)

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

A picture of The Bowder Stone

The Bowder Stone (6 Pictures)

(19.1 miles, 30.8 km, direction W)

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Levens Hall Garden, South Lakes

Levens Hall Garden (24 Pictures)

(19.4 miles, 31.2 km, direction S)

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


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