Western Lakeland Links

General Links on Lakeland

Visit Cumbria - The best site on Cumbria with hundreds of photographs, history and lots of information

English Lakes - Good photos and details of lakes, villages and mountains with section on the Western Lakes

GoLakes Website - Search database for accomadation, activities places to visit

Cumbria and Lake District Tourist Board - Information for planning your stay in the lake district.

Flora of the Fells project - Promoting the diversity of flowers on the local hills

Friends of the Lake District - Organisation promoting and preserving the special nature of the Ennglish Lake District

Lake District National Park Authority - Official home page of England's largest National Park

Lakestay - Lots of information on staying in the lakes with accommadation, what to see and do.

Tarns of the Fells - Contains a Database of the plants and animals of Lake District Tarns

The G o n M a D Cumbrian Dictionary - Deek at this if thas vanya understood nowt o't' crack

Virtual lake district - Guide to accommodation and attractions plus beautiful interactive 360 degree panoramic photos

Welcome to the Western Lake District - A guide to events, attractions and accommodation in the Western Lake District

Activities

Cumberland Fell Runners - Meetings results and photos from the local fell runners

Cumbria Soaring Club - Paragliding and Hang-gliding in the Lake District and Howgills area of the UK

Lake District Walks Title Page - List of walks with descriptions, maps and photos plus some great 360 degree panoramas

Orienteering in the Lake District - Fixtures and results plus links to local clubs

Walks in The Lake District - Another site with walking routes plus lists of attractions, accommodation database and photos.

Buttermere

The ButtermereWeb - News, Events, images and accommodation in Buttermere

Bowderbeck - A cottage in beautiful surroundings with a list of local activities and some nice photos

The Bridge Hotel, Buttermere - Hotel with self catering apartments and farmhouse

The Fish Hotel - Stay at the famous 'Maid of Buttermere' hotel close to the lake

YHA -Buttermere hostel - Cheap accommodation for walkers, families and groups with cycle hire

Crummock

Crummock Water Cottages - Accommodation with beautiful views of the lake

Ennerdale

Ennerdale View - Bed and Breakfast at Kirkland with views of Ennerdale valley

Wild Ennerdale Home Page - Partnership project to manage the valley so as to return it to a more natural state

Ennerdale youth hostel - YHA accommodation in the upper valley with great opportunities for walking or cycling

Eskdale

Eskdale Stores - online shopping, photo gallery and information from the Eskdale Green shop

Eskdale and District Local History Society - Projects, news and achive index for history of this fascinating valley

Eskdale Info - General information about Eskdale Valley with attractions and accommodation

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway - The famous La'al Ratty railway which follows the track of the old mineral track from Ravenglasss to Boot

Loweswater

Grange Country House Hotel - Splendid location, 17th century building with four poster beds, modern facilites and also self catering cottage

Kirkstile Inn - Award winning Real Ale pub with accommodation in great location

Loweswater Cam - Family site with photos and self-catering accommodation

Loweswater Holiday Cottages - Self catering holiday cottages - plenty of good photos

Wasdale

The Wasdale 360 Virtual Tour - Interactive panoramas of the Wasdale valley

The Wasdale Web - Details of all Wasdale's accommodation with more information and photos

Wasdale mountain rescue team - Great rescue stories and photos from these dedicated volunteers - make a donation on-line and save a life

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