Buttermere Valley

Trees on the lakeshore of Buttermere, Lake District

Tranquil area of dramatic fells, farms and woodland, encompassing three lakes

Buttermere Valley

Things to see and do

Buttermere Valley

What's on 

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Join us for a Cadbury Egg Hunt 

Get outdoors in nature this Easter with our four different Cadbury Egg Hunts

Upcoming events

Cadbury Egg Hunt 2017

Fri 14 Apr 2017
11:00-14:30
Customise your own baby eel and use it to play a version of Pooh-sticks, have a go at the balancing challenge and help us create a Dragonfly Tree, plus lots more - get the whole family down on the lakeshore for some Easter outdoors fun.
Buttermere Valley

Wildlife

Buttermere Valley

History

Painting of Crummock and Buttermere from 1790 by William Green

Meet some of the valley's colourful characters 

Ponder the mystery of how Buttermere got its name and meet a few of the colourful characters who once lived in this Lakeland valley

Buttermere Valley

Learning

school pupils damming a stream in Holme Wood, Cumbria

Learn on the lake 

Buttermere has a host of learning opportunities for all ages, including Forest Schools, higher education and more casual activities.

Buttermere Valley

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