Map sheet number OL6 in the OS Explorer map series, The English Lakes: South-western area. is the ideal map for discovering all that the south west area of the Lake District has to offer. Highlights include: Ulverston, Barrow-in Furness, Walney Island, Coniston, The Old Man of Coniston (Coniston Old Man), Coniston Water, River Esk valley (Eskdale), Wast Water and Wasdale Head.
Boasting some of the most spectacular scenery in the North West, this corner of Lakeland offers something for every outdoor interest. Stop off at Ravenglass, the start of Hadrian’s Wall, and the only coastal village in the Lake District National Park. And don’t miss the spectacular sunset from Muncaster Castle. Imagine days gone by at the Druid’s Circle on Birkrigg Common. Discover a breathtaking colony of birdlife on Walney Island. Or visit Ulverston, home of the comedy great, Stan Laurel. Explore a showcase of antique furniture and art, as well as a private collection of vintage and classic cars at Holker Hall. And if you’re up for the challenge, you can even climb the highest mountain in England, Scafell Pike.