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Howtown, Cumbria

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Howtown, Cumbria

Howtown is a hamlet in Cumbria, England, situated at a small harbour on the east shore of Ullswater in the Lake District. Howtown is about three and a half miles from Pooley Bridge and is best reached by water. The Ullswater steamers regularly stop there on their way from Glenridding at the southern end of Ullswater to Pooley Bridge at the northern end of the lake. The name Howtown means "farmstead on the hill".
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyWestmorland
OS GridNY4419
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria

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