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Coniston

4.5
World heritage site · Historic Walking Areas · Bodies of Water

Popular things to do in Coniston

Tarn Hows ©
Historic Walking Area
Tarn Hows
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Old Man of Coniston ©
Mountain
Old Man of Coniston
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Coniston Water ©
Water Body
Coniston Water
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Boat Tour
Boat Tours & Water Sports
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Coniston is a village and civil parish in the Furness region of Cumbria, England. Historically part of Lancashire, it is located in the southern part of the Lake District National Park, between Coniston Water, the third longest lake in the Lake District and Coniston Old Man; about 25mi north east of Barrow-in-Furness.Geography and administrationConiston is located on the western shore of the northern end of Coniston Water. It sits at the mouth of Coppermines Valley and Yewdale Beck, which descend from the Coniston Fells, historically the location of ore and slate mining. Coniston's location thus developed as a farming village and transport hub, serving these areas. Coniston was situated in the very north-west of the historic county of Lancashire, with Coniston Old Man forming the county's highest point. Today Coniston forms part of the Lake District National Park, the administrative county of Cumbria and the local government district of South Lakeland.GovernanceConiston is part of the electoral ward called Coniston and Crake Valley. The total population of this ward as taken at the 2011 Census was 1,575. Use our United Kingdom trip planner to arrange the hows, wheres, and whens of your trip to Coniston.

Side trips from Coniston

Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Lakeland Motor Museum Backbarrow
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Muncaster Castle ©
Castle
Muncaster Castle Ravenglass
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
Castlerigg Stone Circle ©
Ruin
Castlerigg Stone Circle Keswick
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Coniston

Bluebird Tours Coniston ©
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Bluebird Tours Coniston
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Ruskin Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Ruskin Museum
4.4
Duration: 30 minutes
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
Donald Campbell's Grave
Landmark
Donald Campbell's Grave
4.2
Duration: 2 hours

Nature in Coniston

Weatherlam Mountain ©
Mountain
Weatherlam Mountain
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
Levers Water ©
Water Body
Levers Water
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
Goat Water ©
Water Body
Goat Water
4.3
Duration: 4 hours

Historic Sites in Coniston

Brantwood ©
Historic Site
Brantwood
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min

Trails in Coniston

Hodge Close Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Hodge Close Trail
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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