Visitors attracted to the Lake District for the walking
and hiking the Lakeland fells and valleys have an excellent
base in Byresteads Farm. The farm is located at the head
of the vale of Lorton - one of the prettiest valleys within
the Lake District.
There are some fine walks and rambles direct from the door
of the B&B so you can leave the car in the private car
park at the property and head out to explore the Northern
There are a range of walks to suit walkers of all abilities.
The lakes of Crummock Water, Buttermere, Loweswater, Bassenthwaite
and Derwentwater are all within 10 miles. These offer gentle
walks along the shores, many suitable for disabled visitors.
Alternatively it is a short drive to some of the most famous
Lake District walks - Great Gable, Skiddaw, Helvellyn, Blencathra,
High Spy and the Scafell range.
Drive down Lorton valley, past the wonderful views of Crummock
Water and Buttermere, over the dramatic Honister pass and
drop into Borrowdale valley for access to the Borrowdale
View the location page to see the centrally located Byersteads