Tucked away to the east, Haweswater is a very solitary place.
The rough fellsides and crags are home to the only golden eagle in England. A herd of majestic red deer also live in the valley, roaming the steep sides of Riggindale.
The Ullswater steamer sails to Howtown, one of the best ways to reach Martindale.
There are some lovely walks here from diminutive Hallin Fell to craggy Steel Knotts. Keep an eye out for the deer on Hallin Fell!
At the far end of Ullswater you can trace the old Roman road between Penrith and Ambleside.
On Askham Fell you can see the Cockpit, an ancient stone circle.
For more history, head to Martindale with its handsome little chapel at the head of the valley.
Angle Tarn is quite a hike from Patterdale or Martindale but the picturesque setting makes it all worthwhile.
Read our introduction to Sally's Lake District Cottages and book your relaxing break today.
Explore our Cottage Map
Sign up for our newsletter here.
Or get a brochure posted out to you
If you'd like to talk to us, we're here from 8.30am until 9pm every day (including Sundays) and we're always happy to help.
Sally's Cottages, 7 St John's Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5AP 4 Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AB
firstname.lastname@example.org 017687 80571