Lake District - Grasmere Central Lake (Chapter)
This is the Grasmere & Central Lake District chapter from Lonely Planet’s Lake District guidebook.
This wonderfully scenic corner of the national park is ringed by craggy peaks and spotted with woodland, tarns and seemingly endless green fields. Best known for its literary connections, it’s also the gateway to one of Lakeland’s great hiking heartlands.
• peek into the private life of William Wordsworth at Dove Cottage and Rydal Mount
• follow in the footsteps of generations of walkers on Grasmere’s classic fell, Helm Crag
• sample a slab of the trademark gingerbread from Sarah Nelson’s Gingerbread Shop
• restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Grasmere & Around, Rydal Mount, Rydal Hall, the Langdale Valleys and Skelwith Bridge.
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