Day permits cover Buttermere, Crummock Water and Loweswater together with a short stretch of the River Cocker. The day was perfect for this walk. There were only one or two other people about, as I’d made an early start. Starting from the National Trust car park near Scale Bridge in the western Lake District, a walk through Lanthwaite Wood and a circuit of Crummock Water There are 2 options for parking to start this walk. Write a review. This is the view down Crummock Water with Rannerdale Knotts in the foreground and down to Fleetwith Pike, Haystacks, and Great Gable Beyond. Pleasant and fairly comfortable walk. The highest waterfall in the Lake District is Scale Force with a single drop of 170 ft, and two others of about 20 ft. Some parts are quite boggy and decent footwear would be required. Pay and display parking is also available at Overbeck Bridge on the northern side of the lake at Grid Ref NY 168 069. Buttermere lake is owned by The National Trust, and is 1½ miles long, ¾ mile wide and 75 feet deep. Start time 10:30 am. Reviews. Start time 10:30 am (Estimated finish time 16:00 ) Grading: leisurely – 10 miles / 16 km . View of the symmetrical inverted V shaped ridge of Fleetwith Pike from the north-west end of Buttermere. Details. For an annual permit please call the North Lakes office on 017687 74649. Great views and the songbirds did not disappoint, love hearing the birds while walking round. Buttermere Tourism; Buttermere Hotels; Buttermere Bed and Breakfast; Buttermere Vacation Rentals; Buttermere Vacation Packages; Flights to Buttermere; Buttermere Restaurants Beautiful scenery, relatively easy walking and great weather - who could ask for more. Walk through the car park and go through the gate at the end. 1 km to the Kirkstile Inn, Loweswater village is the nearest place for toilets and refreshments. I parked as usual in the National Trust car park at Scale Hill and followed the wide track through Lanthwaite Wood to the foot of the lake. Crummock Water: Breath taking - See 141 traveller reviews, 120 candid photos, and great deals for Buttermere, UK, at Tripadvisor. National Trust car parks in the Buttermere Valley (Honister Pass, Buttermere Village, and Lanthwaite Woods) or join us today and support our conservation work. Alternatively, Maggie’s Bridge National Trust car park is just north of Loweswater. Walked from National Trust Car Park down to the lake, the view is incredible - well worth the half mile walk down steep track. Pleasant and fairly comfortable walk. Find parking charges, opening hours, postcode and a parking map of Lanthwaite Wood Main Street as well as other car parks, street parking, pay and display, parking meters and private garages for rent in … Day permits cover Buttermere, Crummock Water and Loweswater together with a short stretch of the River Cocker. The name Buttermere means “the lake by the dairy pastures”. This is well worth a visit. Thank stephen p . Book your tickets online for Crummock Water, Buttermere: See 141 reviews, articles, and 120 photos of Crummock Water, ranked No.2 on Tripadvisor among 7 attractions in Buttermere. A large pay and display car park is available in Buttermere itself, operated by the National Park. We’d planned a fell walk today, but the weather was so hazy that the views would have been almost non-existent, so we decided to walk round Crummock Water – a beautiful circuit whatever the weather. Use it for free now. Start point: Scalehill Bridge National Trust Car Park. We parked in the National Trust car park at Scale Hill and followed the track to the foot of the lake. Crummock Water: Full circuit - See 139 traveler reviews, 120 candid photos, and great deals for Buttermere, UK, at Tripadvisor. Date of experience: May 2019. The land was created by the debris washed down from the surrounding hills. My wife and I recently visited Buttermere and really enjoyed a stroll around Crummock Water. cleft above Crummock Water. View across to Whiteless Pike. Wordsworth described it as ‘a fine chasm, with a lofty, though but slender, fall of water’. Crummock Water circular. Excellent 104; Very Good 29; Average 8; Poor 0; Terrible 0; Traveller type. We parked in the National Trust car park near Scale Bridge and followed the wide track through Lanthwaite Wood to the foot of Crummock Water. The day was perfect for this walk. The lake was like a millpond as we passed by the fish ladder and started out along the western shore, with Mellbreak towering over us . A gently undulating path to the shores of Crummock Water - OS Explorer Map OL4. Crummock Water: Great little walk - See 141 traveler reviews, 120 candid photos, and great deals for Buttermere, UK, at Tripadvisor. Ask stephen p about Crummock Water. Buy a day ticket and it is transferable to all three . We set off from the national trust car park. For National Trust Members there is a free car Park in Lanthwaite Woods. Car parking: National Trust car park so free for members of the National Trust but £7.50 for all day ticket . Distance: 2.5 km or 1.6 miles Start and end point: National Trust car park - grid ref. It is however a much longer circuit, taking 4 hours or so to complete, almost double the time it takes to walk round Buttermere . Become a contributor. Crummock Water is 2.5 miles long, 0.75 mile wide and 140 feet deep. This review is the subjective opinion … You'll need to pay for parking too, so remember to bring plenty of pound coins! It is hidden away in a deep tree-lined gorge on the way from Crummock Water to Red Pike on land owned by the National Trust. A 24-hour pay and display car park operated by the National Trust is located closer to the lake shore at Grid Ref NY 183 075. Group Summit Good. Great views and the songbirds did not disappoint, love hearing the birds while walking round. Buttermere is a small hamlet situated between the lakes Buttermere and Crummock Water, which were originally one post-glacial lake. Great views and the songbirds did not disappoint, love hearing the birds while walking round. Four shots of Crummock Water taken through the car window . NY 149215 Facilities: None on route. Discover maps for all of GB, discover local walking, running and cycling routes or create and share your own. Crummock Water: Crummock waters - See 131 traveler reviews, 111 candid photos, and great deals for Buttermere, UK, at Tripadvisor. Tickets are £10 and can be purchased from the car park machine at the National Trust car park in Buttermere (sat nav CA13 9UZ). The machine only accepts pound coins. This is well worth a visit. Scale is also the site of one of three hamlets in the valley abandoned in the 14th century (Scale = sheiling or settlement). Spectacular views. Buttermere Tourism; Buttermere Hotels; Bed and Breakfast Buttermere; Buttermere Holiday Rentals; Flights to Buttermere; Buttermere Restaurants; Buttermere Attractions A good wide track if a little rough is beyond, follow it. Route type: For some. On the right the start of the well laid out path on the north-west shore of Buttermere. Crummock Water: Great little walk - See 141 traveller reviews, 120 candid photos, and great deals for Buttermere, UK, at Tripadvisor. Spectacular views. I set off in an anti-clockwise direction as the views down the lake are more extensive in that direction . Book your tickets online for Crummock Water, Buttermere: See 140 reviews, articles, and 120 photos of Crummock Water, ranked No.2 on Tripadvisor among 7 attractions in Buttermere. Some parts are quite boggy and decent footwear would be required. Crummock Water is often overlooked by its sister lake Buttermere – so much the better as it’s equal to Buttermere in beauty, yet the paths are far quieter. 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