- Published by
- Ordnance Survey
- Publication Date
- 10 June 2015
- Publisher's Ref
- OS Explorer Map OL6
- Paper Map
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: Scafell Pike, Coniston, Wast Water and Tarn Hows.
The OS Explorer map for The Lake District: South-western area is available in both the standard paper version and weatherproof 'Active' version.
Follow the Cumbria Coastal Way, from Egremont to Newbiggin, with the OS Explorer OL6 to hand, and youll have no chance of missing any of the stunning sites dotted along this stretch of Irish Sea coast. This easy-to-follow map of the South West Lake District is the perfect companion to all outdoor enthusiasts, from first-time amblers, to seasoned ramblers. With every landmark, house, river, viewpoint, hill, pub and right of way clearly marked, mapping and following your route couldnt be easier.
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 Hadrians Wall, and the only coastal village in the Lake District National Park. And dont miss the spectacular sunset from Muncaster Castle. Imagine days gone by at the Druids 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 youre up for the challenge, you can even climb the highest mountain in England, Scafell Pike.
However you want to travel on foot or horseback, by bike or in a kayak add the OS Explorer OL6 to your basket today, and get ready for some great days out in the South West Lake District.
Other places covered by this map 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.