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Wast water -
Wast water, or Wastwater in the Wasdale valley was voted "Britain’s favourite view" in a 2007 television survey and any visitor there would have to agree. It is a remote and unspoilt wilderness owned by the National Trust, and is overlooked by England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike. On the south-
Campsites and caravan parks in the Wastwater area include:
Barn Door Campsite, Wasdale head, Wastwater, Cumbria. 019467 26384.
Church Stile Farm Holiday Park, Nether Wasdale, Wastwater, Cumbria. 01946 726252.
The Old Post Office, Santon bridge, Holmrook, Cumbria. 019467 26286.
Walls Caravan & Camping Park, Ravenglass, Nether Wasdale, Cumbria. 01229 717250.
Wasdale Head National Trust Campsite, Wasdale head, Wastwater, Cumbria. 019467 26220.
Fishground Farm Campsite, Eskdale, Holmrook, Cumbria. 019467 23349. .
Hollins Farm, Boot, Eskdale, Holmrook, Cumbria. 019467 23253.
Saltcoats Caravan Site, Holmrook,Cumbria. 01229 717241.
Seven Acres Caravan Park, Gosforth, Holmbrook, Whitehaven, Cumbria 019467 25480.
Low Gillerthwaite Field Centre, Ennerdale, Cumbria. 01946 861229
High Bridge Farm, Ennerdale, Cumbria. 01946 861339.
Attractions around Wastwater: Wastwater! Enchanting and breathtaking. The Screes loom up from the lake shore, and the views towards Wasdale Head up the valley are spectacular. The highest fells in the lakes overlook Wastwater, including the 2 highest mountains in England, Scafell Pike and Scafell.
Wasdale Head is a popular if remote spot, and the nearby villages of Eskdale and Boot are also familiar lake district landmarks. It is also possible to catch the Ravenglass and Eskdale miniature railway from Boot to the picturesque coastal village of Ravenglass.
Grid Ref: NY 105 150
Map: Explorer map OL6
Stats: 3.1 miles long and ½ mile wide
View on Map: Wastwater on a map
More info: Wastwater Tourist Info
Things to do: Wastwater
Nearest Bus Stop: Whitehaven
Nearest Train: Whitehaven
Great Range of Holiday Cottages around Wastwater from Sykes Cottages -