Fisherground Lodges in Eskdale
Fisherground Self Catering Lodges and Holiday Cottage

 

 

 

 

Fisherground Self Catering Lodges and Holiday Cottage

Things to Do

Within walking distance:

  • Scafell Pike - England's highest mountain
  • Wastwater - England's deepest lake
  • Hundreds of riverside, valley and mountain walks and climbs
  • Ravenglass & Eskdale Miniature Railway: www.ravenglass-railway.co.uk
  • Muncaster Castle, with its azaleas, rhododendrons and Owl Sanctuary:
    www.muncaster.co.uk & www.owls.org
  • Hardknott Roman Fort & Ravenglass Roman Bath House
  • Eskdale Corn Mill - still working with its waterwheel
  • Ravenglass fishing village
  • Fold End Art Gallery
  • The Japanese Garden in Giggle Alley forest.
  • Stanley Ghyll waterfall
  • Fishing on river or local stocked pools (day permit available from Holmrook Garage).
  • The village shop at Eskdale sells a comprehensive range of goods, including groceries, fresh fruit and vegetables, food to go, alcohol and newspapers, as well as outdoor clothes and equipment: www.eskdalestores.co.uk.
  • Wild swimming in the famous pools and waterfalls of the river Esk.
  • 5 pubs in the valley - please visit www.kinggeorge-eskdale.co.uk (200 yards), www.brookhouseinn.co.uk or www.bootinn.co.uk for the three of the nearest pubs

Within an hour's drive:

  • Boating on Derwentwater, Coniston and Windermere
  • Windermere, with its Steamboat Museum, marina, water skiing and sailing
  • Horse riding and pony trekking
  • Dozens of historical houses and castles open to the public
  • Wordsworth's birthplace and his homes, Dove Cottage and Rydal Mount
    www.wordsworth.org.uk
  • Brantwood, home to John Ruskin: www.brantwood.org.uk
  • Golf courses
  • Cumbria's coast with sandy beaches
  • The 'Theatre by the Lakeside' at Keswick: www.theatrebythelake.com
  • Shopping at Ambleside and Kendal
  • West Lakes Adventure offers a choice of Lake District activities including rock climbing, abseiling, ghyll scrambling and kayaking.
    www.westlakesadventure.co.uk
  • Steamboat Gondola on Coniston
  • Lake Stott Park Bobbin Mill Museum
  • South Lakeland Wild Animal Park: www.wildanimalpark.co.uk

The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway at Fisherground Station

Fisherground even has it's own station for the l'aal ratty railway

Please click here for other websites that may be of interest.

 

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