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Portinscale, Cumbria

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Portinscale, Cumbria

Portinscale is a village in Cumbria, England. It is situated close to the western shore of Derwentwater and within the Lake District National Park. It is some 1.5 miles by road from Keswick. For administrative purposes, Portinscale lies within the civil parish of Above Derwent, the district of Allerdale, and the county of Cumbria. It is within the Workington constituency of the United Kingdom Parliament, and the North West England constituency of the European Parliament.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY2523
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West

Other names by which Portinscale, Cumbria has been known in the past


Portinscale, Cumbria in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Portinscale, vil., Crosthwaite par., Cumberland, at foot of Derwentwater, 1¼ mile W. of Keswick; P.O.

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