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 > 9. Coniston Area

Area Summary

A former mining village on the edge of the lake of the same name.

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Brantwood

John Ruskin's home, which he extended extensively. Open to the public - both the Coniston Launch and Gondola boats call here. There is a terrace coffee house and restaurant, a shop, and there are extensive gardens.

Images for Brantwood

Lake District - South - Coniston Area - Brantwood 1

Lake District - South - Coniston Area - Brantwood 2

External map links for Brantwood

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Photo Credits:
1: © Copyright Peter Trimming and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
2: © Copyright Ceri Thomas and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.