Brown Howe, Lake Coniston

Car park, slipway, toilets, grassy banks and a long stretch of beach make this popular with families and those with small boats.

Directions: On W shore (A5084) 2 miles S of Blawith. Coniston Hall campsite (LA21 8AS, 01539 441223) is a few miles further N, with a great shoreside location, though can be busy.