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Patterdale, Cumbria

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Patterdale, Cumbria

Patterdale is a small village and civil parish in the eastern part of the English Lake District in the Eden District of Cumbria, and the long valley in which they are found, also called the Ullswater Valley. The village is the start point for a number of popular hill-walks, most notably the Striding Edge path up to Helvellyn.
Post townPENRITH
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyWestmorland
OS GridNY3915
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01768
Population460 (2001)

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

Patterdale With Hartsop

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

Patterdale, eccl. dist. and vil., Barton par., Westmorland - dist., pop. 710; vil., at head of Ullswater, 8½ miles N. of Ambleside; P.O., T.O. The vil. is beautifully situated, and commands delightful excursions by land and by water. It is a favourite place for the ascent of Helvellyn. Near the vil. is Patterdale Hall, ancient seat. The mountain vale of Patterdale descends 5½ miles N. from Kirkstone Pass to the head of Ullswater.

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