ButtermereButtermere is a lake in the English Lake District. It measures 1 1/2 miles long, 3/4 of a mile wide and 75 feet deep. There is a footpath running round the perimeter of the lake, which takes in some beautiful scenery.
Tarn HowsOne of the most photogenic and most photographed places in the Lake District. Tarn Hows is a relatively small lake, managed by the National Trust, with an easy walking path and visitor car park but many walks up around the higher fells are nearby.
Hodge Close QuarryHodge Close Quarry is a large, steep sided, disused slate quarry that is flooded with water.
HaweswaterHaweswater is an artificially extended reservoir formed from the much smaller original lake that was roughly half the size and occupying the Northern half of the current reservoir.
Thirlmere ReservoirThirlmere Reservoir was originally two smaller lakes. In 1889 they were purchased by Manchester City Corporation Waterworks, to be made into a reservoir to supply water to Manchester. The area was dammed and became one large reservoir, at nearly 4 miles long.
Piethorne ValleyPiethorne Valley is an actively farmed area with three large reservoirs and a number of smaller ones. Piethorne Valley is easy to access with a number of hiking trails, moorland and woodland areas. The Pennine Bridleway also passes through the Piethorne Valley.