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Lake District

Buttermere Valley

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

Buttermere, near Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9UZ

Visitors wildlife watching on the circular walk around the lake at Buttermere Valley, Lake District

Important notice

The last of the larch felling to help stop the spread of Phytophthora ramorum has begun in Holme Wood, please take note of the diversions to the paths.

Planning your visit

Visitors walking their dog on the circular trail around the lake at Buttermere Valley, Cumbria

Visiting the Buttermere Valley with your dog 

Buttermere is a one paw print rated place. Find out all you need to know about bringing your furry side-kick on an adventure around the lake shores, in the valleys and up the fells.

Visitors exploring the festive interiors in the Entrance Hall at Castle Ward, County Down


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