Borrowdale attractions

Lake in Borrowdale

Watendlath Tarn

This National Trust–owned tarn is reached via a turn-off on the B5285 south of Keswick. On the way the road passes over one of the Lake District's most photographed packhorse crossings at Ashness Bridge. Parking at …
Waterfall in Borrowdale

Lodore Falls

At the southern end of Derwentwater, this famous waterfall featured in a poem by Robert Southey, but it's only worth visiting after a good spell of rain. It's in the grounds of the Lodore Hotel; there's an honesty b…
Natural Feature in Borrowdale

Bowder Stone

A mile south from Grange, a turn-off leads up to the geological curiosity known as the Bowder Stone, a 1700-tonne lump of rock left behind by a retreating glacier. A small stepladder leads to the top of the rock.