The Best Holiday Accommodation and Attractions in the Lake District and Cumbria
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Wast water, or Wastwater in the Wasdale valley was voted "Britains favourite view" in a 2007 television survey and any visitor there would have to agree. It is a remote and unspoilt wilderness owned by the National Trust, and is overlooked by England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike. On the south-
Grid Ref: NY 105 150
Map: Explorer map OL6
Stats: 3.1 miles long and ½ mile wide
View on Map: Wastwater on a map
More info: Wastwater Tourist Info
Things to do: Wastwater
Nearest Bus Stop: Whitehaven
Nearest Train: Whitehaven
Attractions around Wastwater: Wastwater! Enchanting and breathtaking. The Screes loom up from the lake shore, and the views towards Wasdale Head up the valley are spectacular. The highest fells in the lakes overlook Wastwater, including the 2 highest mountains in England, Scafell Pike and Scafell.
Wasdale Head is a popular if remote spot, and the nearby villages of Eskdale and Boot are also familiar lake district landmarks. It is also possible to catch the Ravenglass and Eskdale miniature railway from Boot to the picturesque coastal village of Ravenglass.
Please click the links above to find the best Hotel, B&B, cottage and camping holiday accommodation in the Wastwater area, or explore the nearby towns and villages, such as Eskdale, Boot, Wasdale Head, Holmrook and Coniston.
If you own a Holiday Property near Wastwater in The Lake District why not contact us to see how we can help promote your Holiday Accommodation.
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