Claife Viewing Station and Windermere West Shore

Important notice -

Our countryside space is open. We ask all visitors to follow government guidance on travel and social distancing to keep everyone safe.

Colourful Viewing Station with endless lake views and waterside paths

Claife Viewing Station and Windermere West Shore

Things to see and do

Two ladies walking with dogs at Claife Viewng Station

A dog-friendly day out at Claife Viewing Station and on the west shore of Windermere 

Four-legged friends are welcome on the west shore of Windermere.

Claife Viewing Station and Windermere West Shore

What's on

Upcoming events

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Claife Viewing Station and Windermere West Shore

History

The view onto Windermere from Claife Viewing Station

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

Cows relaxing on Windermere lakeshore

Grazing for nature

Have you ever come across a cow on a footpath and wondered why they're there? Find out more about the important role cattle are playing to help look after wildlife habitats.

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!

Claife Viewing Station and Windermere West Shore

Places to stay