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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

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.

A man fishing with his dog on a misty morning on Loweswater

Boating and fishing in the Buttermere Valley 

Find out how to get boating and fishing permits for the lakes of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater before your visit.

Visitors descending a path through the Rock Garden at Cragside, Northumberland


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