Also a mere half hour's drive from the bustling town of Keswick, visitors will be able to take advantage of the many boutique shops, pubs and eateries available at the historic town.A trucker who died in a crash on one of north Cumbria's main roads has been named by police.
The Cumbrian Coast Line, as its name suggests, hugs the scenic coastline between Carlisle and Barrow-in-Furness.
In the Square is the town hall, once the market hall, and now the Tourist Information Centre, two slate fish market slabs, and old stocks, which together with the surrounding three storey merchants houses, creates a unique feeling to this historic market town.
There is also a good selection of amenities within the village including an award winning restaurant.
There is a regular launch service around the lake and is an excellent way to explore the lower valley.
To the south beyond the village of Grange with its double arched bridge dating from 1675 and pretty cottages the wooded valley narrows.