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About Haweswater

Footpath View at Haweswater

Haweswater is a dramatic landscape of high fells, rushing rivers, heath, meadow, bog and woodland and home to a host of upland wildlife. Until recently, it was the home of England’s last golden eagle.

Opening times

The reserve is always open.

Entrance charges

Free, but donations to help us continue our work here are welcome.

Information for dog owners

Dogs are allowed anywhere. However, they must be kept under close control as this is a sheep-farming area.

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Where is it?

  • Lat/lng: 54.48976,-2.82124
  • Grid reference: NY469108
  • Nearest town: Penrith, Cumbria
  • County: Cumbria
  • Country: England

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