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Buttermere, Buttermere

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Enjoy tranquility amidst a dramatic landscape at Buttermere, 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. Using our world travel planner, Buttermere attractions like Buttermere can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • August 21, 2017
    i love Buttermere it is not commercialised as is Windermere and Ambleside. Not too good for accomodation but Keswick is not too far away to use as a base. There is a lovely lake walk and the waterfall...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    We decided to walk all the way around for the first time. We did 5.1 miles at a gentle stroll, and the dog kept jumping in the Lake for a swim. We're a bit footsore after it and the dogs crashed out !...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    I must admit that Buttermere and the surrounding area is my favourite place in the Lake District. I absolutely love visiting, what ever the weather...spring, summer, autumn or winter, in my mind it's ...  more »

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