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Buttermere Lake, Cockermouth

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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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  • This is one of the best and loveliest walks in England. There is an easy path all the way around the lake and there are stunning views at every step. It is reasonably flat, a few miles round the lake....  more
    This is one of the best and loveliest walks in England. There is an easy path all the way around the lake and there are stunning views at every step. It is reasonably flat, a few miles round the lake....  more »
  • We did the National Trust 4.5 mile circular walk around the lake and it was absolutely beautiful. Great views of the lake and mountains as well as waterfalls. We did the walk with our 2 boys (11&8... 
    We did the National Trust 4.5 mile circular walk around the lake and it was absolutely beautiful. Great views of the lake and mountains as well as waterfalls. We did the walk with our 2 boys (11&8...  more »
  • Nice place to visit. We didn't do the walk with the weather not being on our side and having our girls with us. But seeing the lake and taking in the scenery was lovely 
    Nice place to visit. We didn't do the walk with the weather not being on our side and having our girls with us. But seeing the lake and taking in the scenery was lovely  more »
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  • Wish I had a kayak
  • About 14.000 steps walked around the lake Buttermere. The view was gorgeous.
  • Lovely walk around the lake, the views are absolutely stunning 😍
  • Beautiful scenes. Go check it out 🌈🌏
  • Beautiful walk. Beautiful scenery. Would recommend. Very busy place

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