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Buttermere Lake, Cockermouth

#1 of 34 in Things to do in Cockermouth
Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
Enjoy tranquility amidst a dramatic landscape at Buttermere Lake, a scenic lake by a dairy pasture. Take a footpath along the perimeter of the water, and enjoy views of the Lake District's classic combination of lakes and mountains. Climb up Haystacks and Red Pike to get sweeping vistas of the Lakeland. Easy access through the farm and woodland setting makes the lake one of the most popular family strolls in the area. You can usually enjoy some refreshments at two nearby farms--try the locally made ice cream. With our international travel planner, Cockermouth attractions like Buttermere Lake can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Every one seems to flock to Buttermere even during lockdown.dread to think how busy it gets in season .not for me  more »
  • Lovely walk this afternoon. We parked at Gatesgarth Farm car park- ticket machine was out of order but normally its £4 for the day. Carbpark is on the small side. We walked around the whole lake and.....  more »
  • Absolutely amazing experience. Next time I will definitely visit other parts of lake district.
  • Lovely lake that has a path all the way round. Beautiful views from here.

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