Experience the Solway Coast, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
The definitive tourist guide to the Western Lake District
Whether you enjoy birdwatching, invigorating coastal walks or sampling the finest, freshest local seafood, this beautiful, coastal landscape has something to tempt you.
The rugged coastline of the Western Lake District is one of its unique assets. Whether you’re heading to the coast for the wildlife and birdwatching, planning a coastal stroll, or coming to sample the freshest fish and seafood, the Western Lake District can offer all kinds of shoreline adventures. It’s also the place to set off on your Coast to Coast (or C2C if you’re cycling) adventures – a true challenge of endurance that takes in some of the most beautiful scenery in the British Isles.
The ultimate adventure involves walking (or cycling the C2C) across northern England. Get off to the perfect start in the Western Lake District.
Have an unforgettable coastal adventure on one of these magnificent horses.
A designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the spectacular sunsets over the Irish Sea are not to be missed.
The largest seabird colony in the north west with breeds such as guillemots, kittiwakes, razorbills, peregrines… you could even see dolphins and porpoises.