Claife Viewing Station and Windermere West Shore

Colourful Viewing Station with endless lake views and waterside paths

Claife Viewing Station and Windermere West Shore

Things to see and do

logo for the 2016 RICS Awards

Claife Viewing Station made the RICS 2016 Awards Shortlist  

The project was shortlisted for the RICS 2016 Awards.

Claife Viewing Station and Windermere West Shore

What's on

Upcoming events

Trust10 trail run at Claife Viewing Station

Sun 23 Oct 2016
09:00-11:00
The Trust10 is a free monthly 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to run alongside England's longest lake, on Windermere's west shore track.
Claife Viewing Station and Windermere West Shore

Eating

Scones for sale at a National Trust café

The café in the courtyard 

Stop by our cosy cafe in the courtyard on Windermere's west shore; the cafe will be open every day through winter from 10.30am - 4pm, so it's perfect for fuelling up after walks and bike rides.

Claife Viewing Station and Windermere West Shore

History

View of snow covered hills, looking north from Claife Viewing Station, Cumbria

Claife Viewing Station 

Walk in the footsteps of the original tourists to the Lake District and ponder at the concept of a purpose built monument to view the landscape of Lake Windermere.

Claife Viewing Station and Windermere West Shore

Our work

South Lakes ranger putting in new bench on shore of Windermere, Cumbria

See what we've been getting up to 

Our Rangers work hard to care for the landscape around Claife Viewing Station and Windermere West Shore. Take a look at how they're improving the countryside; and if you see them on a walk - say hello!