There's Loweswater and Crummock Water
, which we drove alongside on the way to our first trip - Buttermere, a village which gives its name to a lake and which, if close to a main road or a few miles further south, would be heaving all year round.
3 Now follow the winding, grassy track to your left down towards Crummock Water
. Take care on the steep, stone-pitched section.
Dr Kate Sharpe " In Northumberland it is mainly found on upland moors and fells but in the Lake District is appears on lower ground and at the end of lakes such as Crummock Water
, Buttermere, Derwentwater, Thirlmere and at Grasmere.
3 Follow a gentle incline to the summit, offering another superb panorama of Rannerdale and Crummock Water
. Soon you reach the highest point cairn.
The 45-year-old had been missing for a week before his body was discovered in a lake known as Crummock Water
on Friday night.
Price includes Private coach travel from your local area Three nights' stay with three course evening meal & cooked breakfast Entrance to Acorn Bank & Muncaster Castle Three minibus tours taking in Derwent Water, Borrowdale, Honister Pass, Buttermere, Crummock Water
, Loweswater, Cockermouth, Wastwater (Britain's Favourite View), Hawkshead & Tarn Hows Coach tour of Great Langdale
On our last day, we headed out in the car for a trip taking in Bassenthwaite Lake (it's the only lake in the district, say locals, the rest are meres and waters), Loweswater and Crummock Water
, before heading down to Windermere on our way home.
The result makes for a fine collection of images, accompanying a roll-call of splendid names--Nannycatch Beck, Crummock Water
, Crackpot Hall--although Frenkel isn't dogmatic about the route, suggesting various detours, and draws on her familiarity with the area for anecdotal detail, such as the night she spent camping near Stonethwaite Beck that became a morning very nearly camped within it.
Though one of the smaller Cumbrian hills, the views overlooking lake Crummock Water
and Scale Force, the highest waterfall in the Lake District are breathtaking.
Lorton is situated between Keswick and Cockermouth in the Vale of Lorton at the end of the Whinlatter Pass, and is close to Crummock Water
lakeland majesty Fell-walking guide writer Alfred Wainwright (inset) and the mountains around Crummock Water
, near Keswick water's edge Gentle countryside around one of the many lakes
Heading down the other side is a bit like going through the back of Narnia's wardrobe into another world, because suddenly there are more lakes - three in a row, Buttermere, Crummock Water
and Loweswater - and far fewer people.