Wasdale Tourist Information

Packhorse bridge, Wasdale

Packhorse bridge, Wasdale

Glorious Wasdale on the western edges of the Lake District is one of the quietest and many say most beautiful areas of Lakeland, featuring England’s highest mountain Scafell Pike and spectacular Wastwater, England’s deepest lake.  A mecca for walkers, Wasdale, Eskdale and the Duddon Valley are dotted with farm estates owned by the National Trust and one of the North’s most remote Roman Forts, Hardknott Roman Fort situated just south east of Wastwater.

Choose from a wide selection of accommodation in Wasdale listed here on Iknow, including pretty rural timber chalets and traditional stone cottages with walks from the door, beautiful heritage inn hotels with on-site Micro breweries and budget youth hostels.  A diverse mix of attractions cluster around the coast and countryside around Wasdale including spooky Muncaster Castle and Gardens with ghost tours and a range of on-site family attractions plus the nearby classic Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway and local golf at Seascale.  Search for places to stay in Wasdale with Iknow.(

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.