North Lakes Overview

The Northern Lakes is an area of astonishingly beautiful countryside, covering the north western area of the Lake District. This is an ideal place for a peaceful walk amongst the breathtaking mountains. Renowned for dramatic scenery the views from the Northern Lakes are a heady mix of sheer rock faces, rolling green hills and woods bursting with wildlife and flora.

The Settle to Carlisle Railway which runs through the Eden Valley makes a visit here easily accessible to everyone and is well used by locals, visitors and tourists. One of the most scenic railway journeys in England it meanders its way through 72 miles of stunning countryside scattered with picturesque little villages and cuts through 24 tunnels and over 20...

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RSPB Haweswater

Penrith, North Lakes

The RSPB reserve based at Haweswater is an important ornithological site, as the home of nesting Golden Eagles. The area is teeming with many species of birds and has an abundance of wildlife,...

Haweswater

Penrith, North Lakes

Haweswater is the most easterly of the Lakes and has no settlements along its shores. It is one of the most isolated lakes in the Lake District which has made it one of the most untouched and...

Loweswater

Cockermouth, North Lakes

Loweswater is a small lake and the village of Loweswater lies at the foot of the lake. Loweswater Lake is just over a mile long, half a mile in width and 60ft deep, it is owned by the National Trust...

Thirlmere

Keswick, North Lakes

Thirlmere is located in quiet and untouched valley in the northern Lakes close to Keswick and is a truly wonderful place to visit for a holiday and short break, with a whole range of accommodation,...

Needle Sports Climbing Equipment

Keswick, North Lakes

The breathtaking Lake District is synonymous with walking and climbing and Needle Sports in Keswick caters for just that. Friendly staff offer a wealth of knowledge as well as a wide range of...

Go Ape @ Whinlatter Forest Park

Keswick, North Lakes

Go Ape @ Whinlatter Forest Park boasts the highest course in the UK. The tree top adventure experience is sure to excite even the most daring visitor! The scenery of the surrounding Lake...

The C2C Cycle Route

Keswick, North Lakes

The C2C cycle long distance route starts in the Lake District National Park and heads up and over the northern Pennines into Northumberland. It can be completed in 1 day, but a more leisurely...

Crummock Water

Keswick, North Lakes

Crummock Water is owned by the National Trust and is a wild and rugged lake situated in the North West Lakes. Crummock Water is a quiet and peaceful spot due to its less accessible location.

Meadowbank Farm Studio

Wigton, North Lakes

Meadowbank Farm Studio is a listed farm building which houses a wonderful art gallery. For a day out with a differnce visitors to the studio are treated to some wonderful paintings whilst gaining an...

Derwentwater

Keswick, North Lakes

Derwentwater is located on the southern fringe of Keswick in the English Lake District, and is three miles long, one mile wide and 72 feet deep, and is fed by the River Derwent catchment area from...

Rookin House Activity Centre

Troutbeck, Penrith, North Lakes

Rookin House Farm offers a great fun day out for all the family, whatever the weather. The broad range of activities on offer is suitable for all age groups and abilities. Self-catering accommodation...

Derwent Water Marina

Portinscale, Keswick, North Lakes

Colourful boats and stunning scenery are the hallmarks of Derwent Water near Keswick in the Lake District. The hustle and bustle of the busy marina is a wonderful place to spend a family holiday,...

Bassenthwaite Lake

Keswick, North Lakes

Bassenthwaite is a beautiful and unspoiled lake located in the North West region of the Lake District, and lies just north of the bustling town of Keswick. It is home to many different species of...

Ullswater

Penrith, North Lakes

Ullswater is the second largest lake in the Lake District and is one of England's most beautiful lakes, located between Pooley Bridge and Glenridding. The lake is surrounded by fantastic backdrop of...

Penrith Leisure Centre

Penrith, North Lakes

Penrith Leisure Centre has everything on site to make for a fun filled day. Both indoor and outdoor sports facilities, a swimming pool, a climbing wall and fitness suite are just a few of the...

Souvenir Antiques

Carlisle, North Lakes

Our independent shop closed in December 2013 but we have two showcases inside Bookcase.

The Bannatyne Spa

Carlisle, North Lakes

The Bannatyne Spa in Carlisle offers a selection of pampering treatments, relaxing massages and beauty therapies to rejuvenate and de-stress the weary soul. The calming and tranquil spa is a haven of...

Penrith Players Theatre

Penrith, North Lakes

Penrith Playhouse has a unique membership of volunteers, the Penrith Players, who run the year long programme of music and live events. The venue has a comfortable bar and offers a range of...

The Cumbrian Antiques Centre

Brampton, North Lakes

The Cumbrian Antiques Centre in Cecil Hall, Brampton is where a vast gathering of expert antique dealers come together to display their wares. Visitors to the centre can browse the Victorian style...

Shaw Meats Ltd.

Wigton, North Lakes

Shaw Meats are a family run business based in the heart of Cumbria. The well established master butchers provides top quality meats and a range of produce to the public and businesses throughout the...

Mobile Adventure

Keswick, North Lakes

Mobile Adventure offer a range of exciting outdoor activities to suit all age groups and abilities. An independent company situated in Keswick which arranges tailor made courses and group activities...

Monkey Madhouse

Workington, North Lakes

Monkey Madhouse in Workington offers hours of great fun and adventure for little ones in their well equipped play centre. Whilst the children play on the slides, ball pool and climbing nets, grown...

Cockermouth Golf Club

Cockermouth, North Lakes

With specatular views of the Lake District all around Cockermouth Golf Club, you will be forgiven for pausing for a while during your 18 hole round of golf to admire the sheer beuaty of the fells....

Arragons Cycle Centre

Penrith, North Lakes

Arragon's Cycle Centre has been in the cycling business for more than 40 years. The large showrooms and workshop are very impressive and are open to all comers. Specialist clothing, equipment and a...

Country Experiences

Bassenthwaite, Keswick, North Lakes

Country Experiences has a wide selection of personally tailored activities on offer for visitors to the Lake District. Catering for the outdoor enthusiast who is seeking thrills and adventure, the...

 
 
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