Top 6 'must see' places in Borrowdale

The Borrowdale 'celebrities' don't do 'diva'! They are available to everyone all year round, they're happy to pose for a selfie anytime and they don't hide behind dark glasses, yet an encounter with them will stay with you for a lifetime.

The bench at the viewpoint at Friar's Crag, Derwent Water with hills reflected in the lake

Friar's Crag and the Centenary Stone 

The Derwent Water Foreshore is easy on the legs but so rewarding, with Friar's Crag and the Centenary Stone just two of the 'not to be missed' sights.

View across Derwent Water to surrounding fells including Cat Bells

Cat Bells 

Cat Bells feels like it's within touching distance from the foreshore at Keswick and true enough, its iconic slopes are just a short boat ride away.

The Bowder Stone

The Bowder Stone 

A short stroll to an immense boulder with a quirky story

Bark House bothy and Ashness Bridge, Keswick

Ashness Bridge 

A true celebrity, Ashness Bridge is probably the most photographed packhorse bridge in the Lake District.

Stones at Castlerigg Stone Circle, Keswick

Castlerigg Stone Circle 

Castlerigg has a fascinating history. It is thought that is was a meeting place for early nomadic farming communities.

Wooden hands sculpture, brandelhow, Lake District
Walking trail

The Brandelhow hands sculpture 

The cupped hands at Brandelhow celebrate the very birth of the National Trust in the Lake District - walk in the footsteps of founder Octavia Hill