tranquil and peaceful - amazing place, highly recommend visiting this if you are in this part of the Country.
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Bassenthwaite lake is the only true lake in the Lake District and is located away from the main tourist areas. Located between Keswick and Cockermouth you can enjoy watching the wildlife ( if you are lucky you could see an Osprey). The lakeside animal park...More
A showery fell walk today yet temperatures around 19 dgs; with the route of the ascent from St. Margaret's Church to the summit of Sale Fell with blissful views of Bassenthwaite. Not for elderly as reasonably steep ascent. A pity that there is not a circular...More
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.