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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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  • Buttermere lake and the surrounding mountains is a gorgeous spot. Good walks around the lake and for the more adventurous a fabulous ridge walk along the ridge to the south. From Keswick by car it's e...  more »
  • The walk round the lake is a great Sunday afternoon stroll with fantastic view and fells all around. 
  • Just walked around Buttermere lake, what a breathtaking place! Well worth the journey. Saw 5 Dippers, 1 Cormorant, 1 Tree creeper and 1 Woodpecker. It took about 2 hours from start to finish and was a...  more »