~where the Lake District meets the sea~
~ nestled on the broad, tranquil confluence of the Rivers Irt, Mite and Esk which dramatically fills and empties twice daily. The ever-changing light on the water is a popular subject for artists and photographers. At low water a unique, almost lunar landscape is revealed with dunes looking like distant mountains.
~ an ideal place for canoeing, fishing, riding, walking - or landing your amphibious aircraft!
~ close to the stunning valleys of Eskdale and Wasdale. England's highest mountain, deepest lake, smallest church and Britain's favourite view are just a short drive away.
~ home to two of Cumbria’s best attractions – the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway and nearby Muncaster Castle with its famous gardens and Hawk and Owl Centre.
Photograph Mike Harrington