Other places of interest away from Lake Ullswater need more travel

Bassenthwaite, Whisky

Not Beer but a new Whisky Distillery opened in 15th December 2014 in Cumbria.

The Lakes Distillery, Low Barkhouse Far, Setmurthy, near Bassenthwaite Lake, Cumbria CA13 9SJ

Tel: 017687 88850

This is a drive into the country at North-West of Lake Bassenthwaite.

Has a large visitors car park adjacent to distillery building.

Bassenthwaite, Cafe and static Train

Bassenthwaite Lake Station, Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, CA13 9YL

Tel: 017687 76599


Opened summer 2021

Penrith to Keswick rail line closed in 1950s-1960s along with Keswick railway station. The Bassenthwaite Lake rail station site has been renovated.

It has a Cafe in the building and has outside seats.

It has a static full size steam engine with carriages where you can have meals in the carriage.

Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum.

Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, Threlkeld Quarry, Threlkeld, CA12 4TT.

Tel: 017687 79747


With steam engines railway.

On south side of the road A66 going West towards Keswick