Loweswater is a small scattered hamlet situated between the lakes Loweswater and Crummock Water.

image of Scale Hill and Mellbreak in the Lake District
Scale Hill and Mellbreak. Photo by Jan Fialkowski.

There has been a place of worship here since the early 12th century. The present church of St Bartholomew was built in 1827, and restored in 1884.

Next to the church is the popular Kirkstile Inn, with its award winning microbrewery.

image of an aerial view of Loweswater church and Kirkstile Inn
Loweswater church and Kirkstile Inn.
image of Kirkstile Inn and Loweswater church
Kirkstile Inn and Loweswater church
image of the Kirkstile Inn and Mellbreak fell
Kirkstile Inn and Mellbreak
image of the view looking down on Kirkstile  and Scale Hill from the ridge of Mellbreak
Looking down on Kirkstile (top left) and Scale Hill (top right)
from the ridge of Mellbreak.

Related Links:  Wikipedia – Loweswater


Grid Ref: NY 141210

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