Beautiful views and great for photographers. Dogs enjoyed a paddle as well. Wish we had taken our deckchairs to sit on.
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This lake is one that tantalises as you drive past it on the A66 to the west. It is somehow inaccessible and unspoilt. In fact there are some decent access points - Powter Howe car park in Thornthwaite gives access to a lovely grassy lakeside...More
If you walk a little further from the main car park past the Theatre and escape the crowds you are rewarded with one of the reasons why England is such a great, pleasant, green country. I love sitting in the quiet of these places and...More
I have come to truly love visiting and walking around this beautiful lake, it is suitable for all ages depending on what side of the lake you walk although it is possible to walk all the way round. Stay on the paths or make a...More
A lovely, quiet area of the Lakes. Bassenthwaite's beauty is best viewed from the surrounding hills as walks around the lake edge are a bit limited.
Park by the Old Sawmill Tearooms. Lovely walk through the woods to the viewing stations. Majestic Ospreys, Red Squirrels and a chorus of songbirds. Cannotbeatit.
A lovely stretch of water. To many access points to mention, but Mirehouse and gardens are worth a special mention.
We had a tour of the distillery, some tastings and then afternoon tea.Would certainly recommend a ride out to visit it.