Central Lakes Overview

The central Lake District is an area full of surprises, from its stunning natural beauty to its hidden treasures, charming little villages and vast National Park, a visit here will be remembered forever.

The rugged walking country of Ambleside attracts visitors from all over the world, drawn by the magnificent mountains and fells, three of the highest mountains in England, Scafell Pike, Great Gable and Lingmell rise up from the earth, beckoning climbers to take on their challenge.

The town of Ambleside is situated in the Rothay Valley, about a mile above the top of Lake Windermere. This is the largest town in the central Lakes and attracts many tourists and visitors with its heady mix of historic sites, specialist shops,...

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Webtogs Outdoor Clothing and Equipment

Keswick, Central Lakes

Webtogs is a whole new concept in the outdoor clothing market. Based in Cumbria, and offering online ordering with free delivery from a wide range of famous named clothing and outdoor equipment,...

Brockhole - The Lake District Visitor Centre

Windermere, Central Lakes

Brockhole is the Lake District National Park Visitor Centre and provides a whole range of information to help you plan and enjoy your visit to the Lakes. Set in gardens overlooking Lake Windermere...

Cumbria Kart Racing Club

Cleator Moor, Central Lakes

Cumbria Kart Racing Club offers an exciting and full range of activities, including professional tuition and recreational racing. Based at Rowrah near Cockermouth the club is ideal for families and...

Brothers Water

Ambleside, Central Lakes

Brothers Water is located at the northern end of Kirkstone Pass off the A592, and is classified in two different ways: firstly as one of the Lake Districts smallest lakes, and secondly as one of its...

Low Wood Watersports & Activity Centre

Windermere, Central Lakes

Low Wood Watersports & Activity Centre is an ideal place to combine a trip through the stunning Lake District scenery with some exhilarating outdoor activities. There is sailing tuition available...

Lake District Wildlife

Ambleside, Central Lakes

The Lake District supports a vast and diverse range of wildlife. From small mammals to fish, birds, insects and flora, the area is just teeming with wonderful and sometimes very rare species. Walking...

Climbing in the Lake District

Ambleside, Central Lakes

Climbing in the Lake District has become one of the most popular of outdoor pursuits. These magnificent mountains and fells offer the perfect place to try out climbing skills and test climbers to the...

Grasmere Lake

Ambleside, Central Lakes

Centrally located, Grasmere Lake is one of the Lake Districts most popular tourist attractions, and is one mile long, half a mile wide and 75 feet deep it is connected to Rydal Water by the River...

Black Well Art, Crafts House & Tea Room

Bowness-on-Windermere, Central Lakes

Historic Blackwell Art and Craft House is a world renowned gallery and museum set amongst the spectacular scenery of the Lake District. Filled with wonderful architecture, works of art and hand...

Devoke Water

Central Lakes

Located in the mid-west region of the Lake District, Devoke water is a small tarn(lake) which sits at an altitude of 770 feet on Birker Fell one kilometre to the west of Eskdale. It is the Lake...

Fix the Fells

Ambleside, Central Lakes

Fix the Fells is a group of organisations who are combining their skills to preserve and repair the well trodden footpaths and trails which run throughout the Lake District, and give so much pleasure...

National Trust

Central Lakes

The National Trust are responsible for the preservation and restoration of some of the most stunning areas of the country, not least within the Lake District. Founded in the 1800's the trust has now...

Inn Way to the Lake District

Ambleside, Central Lakes

Inn Way to the Lake District is a comprehensive guide to a full weeks worth of touring around a host of traditional Lake District pubs and inns. The breathtaking scenery and wonderful countryside...

Ennerdale

Cleator Moor, Central Lakes

The most westerly of all the lakes, Ennerdale is also one of the smallest located in the Lake District National Park. Situated close to Whitehaven and the town of Cleator, nestled in a valley...

Wast Water

Central Lakes

Wast Water a remote and tranquil lake is located in Wasdale Valley in the Lake District, and is England's deepest lake and in some places it extends below sea level. Wast Water is surrounded by a...

Wasdale  Head

St. Bees, Central Lakes

Wasdale Head is located in Wasedale one of the English Lake District's finest dales and is a mountaineers paradise and also a mecca for scuba divers. It is a very tranquil and relaxing location...

Grasmere Garden Centre Ltd

Grasmere, Ambleside, Central Lakes

Grasmere Garden Centre commands a stunning position in the centre of this picturesque village. Filled with all kinds of plants, flowers, and accessories to create your own piece of garden heaven...

Lake Buttermere

Cleator Moor, Central Lakes

Lake Buttermere is owned by the National Trust and is located on the Western corner of the Lakes surrounded by lush dairy pastures. It is a relatively small lake and is 1½ miles long, ¾ mile wide...

Hayes Garden World & Restaurant

Ambleside, Central Lakes

Hayes Garden World in Ambleside is a family run business, and a haven for nature lovers. Plants, tools, ornaments or gifts for the wildlife in your garden are all here under one roof. There is also...

Coniston Water

Ambleside, Central Lakes

Coniston Water is the third largest of the lakes and is located high up in the southern Lake District. It is 5 miles long and has a maximum depth of up to 184 feet and is the third largest of all the...

Rydal Water

Ambleside, Central Lakes

Located in the heart of the lake District, Rydal Water is a small lake less than a mile long, 55 ft deep and a quarter of a mile wide. Rydal Water once home to William Wordsworth is located between...

The Pencil Museum

Keswick, Central Lakes

The Cumberland Pencil Museum in Keswick is the home of the famous Lakeland pencil. Visitors are treated to a fun packed day of interactive experiences and hands on activities. Interesting...

The Dalemain Estate

Penrith, Central Lakes

The Dalemain Estate is situated near Ullswater and commands a spectacular location amidst the stunning Lake District scenery. The imposing stately home stands within beautiful landscaped gardens and...

Love the Lakes

Keswick, Central Lakes

Everyone wants to have a little piece of the Lake District and Love the Lakes is the place to get it. Visitors can explore the vast array of locally sourced and crafted items and choose a favourite...

Theatre by the Lake

Keswick, Central Lakes

The Theatre by the Lake is housed in Keswick and commands the most wonderful lakeside location. The Lakeland stone construction and the unsurpassed views make it a very special place for theatre...

 
 
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