Category: Best of the rest

Newlands Valley Drive

The 16 drives on my website cover many of the finest parts of the Lake District but one part I didn’t manage to incorporate was the beautiful Newlands valley which is the most direct driving route between Keswick and Buttermere. This minor road, also known as Newlands Pass, must be one of the most scenic […]

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Winster & Lyth Valleys Drive

In the far south east corner of the Lake District, sandwiched between the southern half of Windermere lake and Kendal, you will find the picturesque Winster and Lyth valleys. Despite being within the National Park and so close to some very popular areas, these two adjacent valleys are not well known amongst visitors and you […]

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Kentmere and Longsleddale drive

The 16 featured Lake District Drives visit many parts of the area and include many of the attractions but there are still a number of more peaceful and isolated areas that are worth a visit. The beautiful adjacent valleys of Kentmere and Longsleddale are such places. Both valleys feed the River Kent upstream of Kendal […]

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