Visit Patterdale, Lake District
If you’re looking to explore a lovely quaint village that provides a challenging walk and the very best views, then Patterdale is the place for you. Located in the eastern part of the Lake District, Patterdale is a small village and civil parish.
In the village of Patterdale there is only a post office, little shop, a school, pub, a church and a hotel. The village is popular due to its challenging hill walks and breath-taking views. It is primarily known as a walker’s valley as it is the starting point to Helvellyn via Striding Edge and many other hill walks such as Glenridding Dodd, High Street, St Sunday Crag, Fairfield, Stony Cove, Red Screes and Kirkstone Pass.
It is worth visiting 17th century Patterdale Hall, which was the home of the King of Patterdale, John Mounsey. Another place to visit is the Kirkstone Pass Inn, the highest public house in England which is located just south of Patterdale at the top of Kirkstone Pass.
Patterdale is 12.5 miles/about 25 minutes’ drive away from the Windermere Suites.