LAKES


THE EDGE
VACATION & HOLIDAY GUIDE TO
CUMBRIA & THE LAKE DISTRICT

BUTTERMERE LAKE

Nearest
Towns:

Cockermouth
NW on the
B5289, 9mls/
15km.

Keswick
NE on the
B5289, 11mls/
18km.
Location: To the south of the Derwent and Buttermere fells, in the north of the Lake District.

Length: 1.2mls/2km.

Small but perfectly formed, this is an extremely picturesque corner of the Lake District locked away behind the Honister Pass south of Keswick and the magnificent Borrowdale. Buttermere is less than half a mile from Crummock Water, equally beautiful but larger. Sandwiched between the two in this stunning valley is the tiny hamlet of Buttermere where people stop for refreshment..

Walks:

You can walk around the lake in about an hour enjoying the tremendous views which you will carry with you for the rest of your life.

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