Hassness Country House

Western Lakes

Western Lakes

Hassness Country House makes a great location for exploring the western area of England's Lake District. Buttermere is around 9 miles from Keswick and 11 miles from Cockermouth.  There are a host of well-known fells and hills to climb in the area plus a number of other attractions to visit within easy reach, including:

  • Peaks (made household names by Wainwright) such as Haystacks, Red Pike, High Stile, Great Gable, Catbells, Pillar, Scafell Pike, Fleetwith Pike, Robinson, Helvellyn, Skiddaw etc.
  • Honister slate mine
  • Jennings brewery tour
  • Lakeland Segway tours
  • Whinlatter forest trails
  • Beatrix Potter museum
  • Wordsworth museum & Dove Cottage