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Our incredible coast

Our incredible coast

Shoreline adventures

Whether you enjoy birdwatching, invigorating coastal walks or sampling the finest, freshest local seafood, this beautiful, coastal landscape has something to tempt you.

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Experience the stunning Scale Force, the Lakes’ tallest waterfall

Discovery days

Stretching from the Duddon Estuary in the south, right the way up to the Solway Firth in the north, the Western Lake District boasts a truly impressive landscape. From the stunning fells, tarns and lakes to the east to the dramatic Irish Sea coastline to the west, it’s a place of outstanding contrasts, offering a genuine opportunity to escape the bustle of modern life and experience both adventure and tranquility – a rare combination!

With so many harbour towns and villages to explore along with fascinating ancient and industrial heritage, knowing where to start your Western Lake District adventure may seem overwhelming. That’s why we’ve put together some exciting itineraries, to help you plan your visit. You can do each one in a day or stay for longer and explore some more...

We hope you enjoy discovering the Western Lake District – the perfect place for adventure and relaxation...


Whitehaven - the perfect day out
Millom & Black Combe
Cockermouth
Ravenglass

Brian Sherwen Photography

Many images on this website have been supplied to us by Brian Sherwen.