Explore the Area
Lake District Fells
Haweswater reservoir was created in 1929 as a reservoir for Manchester. In so doing, the settlements of Mardale and Measand were demolished. It is on the famous Coast 2 Coast walking path and many people visit the area when the water levels are low to see the remains of the settlements. Haweswater has a great range of camping and caravan sites as well as a great selection of attractions and things to do. Check out the key information on the right and then explore the Haweswater camping and caravanning sites listed below.
Campsites and caravan parks in the Haweswater area include:
Side Farm Campsite, Side Farm, Patterdale, Ullswater, Cumbria.017684 82337
Patterdale Hall Estate, Patterdale Hall, Patterdale, Cumbria. 017684 82867.
Sykeside Camping Park , Brotherswater, Patterdale, Cumbria. 017684 82239.
Gillside Camping and Caravan, Gillside Farm Glenridding, Ullswater, Cumbria. 017684 82346
There are also a number of attractions around Haweswater, including Shap Abbey.
Nearby Ullswater is a popular venue for sailing, and there are many boat hire businesses, including the Glenridding Sailing Centre. For those looking to explore the lake in a more relaxed manner, then the famous Ullswater Steamers sail from Glenridding to Howtown and Pooley Bridge. It is also a great place for fishing. Click here for more info on fishing in Ullswater.
As well as sailing, boating and cruising on the lake itself, Haweswater is surrounded by some great hill-
Grid Ref: NY 480 140
Map: Explorer map OL5
Stats: 4 miles long and ½ mile wide
Fells: Place Fell, High Street, Harter Fell, Kidsty Pike
View on Map: Haweswater on a map
More info: Haweswater Tourist Info
Things to do: Haweswater
Great Range of Holiday Cottages in the Lake District from Sykes Cottages -