Lake District - South

Includes Grasmere, Langdale, and areas around Lake Windermere and Lake Coniston

The Southern area of the Lake District includes: 1. Grasmere, 2. Rydal, 3. Ambleside, 4. Windermere, 5. Bowness-on-Windermere, 6. Newby Bridge, 7. Near Sawrey, 8. Hawkshead, 9. Coniston, 10. Tilberthwaite, 11. Little Langdale, and 12. Great Langdale.

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South > 5. Bowness Area

Area Summary

A popular Lake District resort.

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Post Knott

One of the two viewpoints above Bowness-on-Windermere (three if you count Brantfell). It is accessed by a road called The Carriageway, via which Victorian tourists were taken by horse and carriage.

Images for Post Knott

Lake District - South - Bowness Area - Post Knott 1

Lake District - South - Bowness Area - Post Knott 2

External map links for Post Knott

View on 1:200k OS map (StreetMap)

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View on 1:25k OS map (StreetMap)

Photo Credits:
1: © Copyright Ian Cardinal and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
2: © Copyright Ian Cardinal and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.