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Loweswater

Loweswater, Cockermouth CA13 0RU, UK

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Loweswater

Loweswater is a peaceful lake that is often bypassed and nestled in a wooded valley in the far west of the Lake District.  The lake is owned by the National Trust and rowboats can be hired from Watergate Farm located at the southern end of the lake. The lake is unusual in the radial drainage pattern of the Lake District in draining towards the center of the Lake District.



Attractions near Loweswater

Crummock Water2.47km from Loweswater

Crummock Water is the longest of three lakes in the Buttermere Valley cared for by the National Trust. This long lake is often ignored by visitors in favour of its smaller neighbour, Buttermere, and as such it offers a quieter alternative for a lakeside picnic and paddle if you are willing to walk a short distance.

Rannerdale Knotts4.48km from Loweswater

Rannerdale Knotts is a fell in the Lake District of Cumbria, England. Rising from the Buttermere valley, it is one of the smaller Cumbrian hills and is overlooked by a number of surrounding fells. Rannerdale was once the site of a settlement that shows continuous habitation from stone-age times up to medieval times when it was abandoned. One of the nice trekking destinations and also you can spend a nice time there.

Whinlatter6.38km from Loweswater

Whinlatter is a small fell in the north west of the English Lake District, just north of the Whinlatter Pass. It is easily climbed from the top of the Whinlatter Pass, through the Forestry Commission plantations. The lower slopes of Whinlatter are clothed in forestry plantation largely of the usual monoculture. One of the nice trekking destination and also you can spend some nice time here.

Buttermere6.73km from Loweswater

Buttermere is a lake in the Lake District in North West England. The classic combination of lakes and mountains has made this popular with visitors since the beginning of tourism in the Lake District.  The popular lake is regularly voted as one of the country’s favourite views.

Ennerdale Water7.06km from Loweswater

Ennerdale is the most westerly of the lakes, and the most remote, so it offers, even in high season, a place to escape. It is a deep glacial lake, 2.5 miles long 3/4 mile wide and 148 feet deep. It is a reservoir used for drinking water to supply the surrounding towns and villages. To the west of the lake lies the hamlet of Ennerdale Bridge, consisting of two pubs and a few houses. It is close to the port of Whitehaven.

Whinlatter Forest Park7.33km from Loweswater

A beautiful  World Heritage site that is home to stunning views, fantastic walks, exhilarating mountain biking, rare wildlife, and adventure play. Many different walking trails are available for all abilities ranging from gravel roads and surfaced paths to tracks of more difficult terrain to explore.  This is a popular visitor’s attraction especially as it is England’s only all forest mountain.

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The largest and most widespread industry in Cumbria is tourism. The Lake District National Park alone receives some 15.8 million visitors every year.World-famous for its beautiful lakes and mountainous fells, carved out long ago by glaciers, the Lake District today is a playground for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts.