Wasdale Head

Wasdale Head, a small agricultural Cumbrian village set in the Wasdale valley, is the home of the highest mountain (Scafell Pike), deepest lake (Wastwater), the smallest church and biggest liar in England. The last of these claims refers to Will Ritson, who proclaimed himself as such. Close to the village is St Olaf's Church, which has a reputation of being the smallest church in England.

The village is located at the "head" of the valley of Wasdale, and is surrounded by some of England's highest mountains including Scafell Pike, Sca Fell, Great Gable, Kirk Fell and Pillar.

For many Wasdale Head has been a starting point for walks and climbing trips into the mountains. It is also recognised as the starting point for the...

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Cleator Moor, Central Lakes

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National Trust

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Cumbria Kart Racing Club

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Lake Buttermere

Cleator Moor, Central Lakes

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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...

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