Grid Ref : NY 124041
Nether Wasdale (also known as Strands) lies in Wasdale near the river Irt, at the southern end of Wastwater, England’s deepest lake. Its white stone cottages line the roadside.
The Strands Hotel (right of centre), the Screes Hotel (left of centre),
and St Michael’s church (upper right). The maypole is in front of the church.
By the village green is St Michael & All Angels church, with the village cemetery, some 200 metres away. In front of the church is a large maypole, now a listed structure, erected to celebrate the golden jubilee of Queen Victoria.
The Strands Hotel on the right, the Screes Hotel on the left,
and the Wastwater screes beyond.