The Buttermere Fells

Buttermere and surrounding fells, Lake District, Cumbria

The short drive from Lorton up the valley to Buttermere village is truly magical. On misty days, Nick and Eloise look out for Harry Potter’s Hogwart’s castle on the far shores of Crummock Water, normally hidden to ‘muggle’ eyes.

There is a life-time of exploring, walking, picknicking and even sunbathing (yes, really!) to be had in this valley. You will discover your own favourites but our family loves Rannerdale: A hidden valley of bluebells in spring and only a half hour scramble to the Knot. The views are amazing; the three lakes of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater spread along the valley whilst you sit in the middle of a breath-taking mountain horseshoe.

Winder Hall near Cockermouth and Keswick in the Lake District, Cumbria is within 15 minutes drive of five stunning lakes and the surrounding fells. There really is something to suit everyone, from short strolls to walks that challenge the more adventurous. You can be sure of spectacular scenery, whatever the weather. Ask us for any advice on a day out to suit your needs! Between us, we have plenty of ideas……

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