OS Grid ref:- NY141 209
Unspoilt Loweswater village is set in a panoramic landscape to the south east of the lake of the same name, lying in betwwen it and Crummock Water. The village has the advantage of being uncrowded, even in summer.
Loweswater with the hills surrounding Crummock Water rising in the background
The C of E church of St. Bartholemew's at Loweswater dates in its present form from 1884. A small and simple Lakeland chapel, consecrated in 1829, once occupied the spot, which was enlarged and remodled to form the present church. The first mention of a place of worship at Loweswater occured in 1125, in the records of St. Bee's Priory.
St. Bartholomew's Church
The village pub, the sixteenth century Kirkstile Inn, situated at the foot of Mellbreak and opposite the village church. The inn is a characterful building which provides a selection of cask ales, some of which are brewed on the premises, as well as bed and breakfast accomodation and very good meals. Roaring log fires greet the visitor in winter.