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Haverthwaite, Cumbria

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Haverthwaite, Cumbria

Haverthwaite is a small village and civil parish in the Furness region of Cumbria. It is also within the boundaries of the Lake District National Park. It is located several miles east of Ulverston and is near the southern end of Windermere. The village gets part of its name from the Old Norse word thwaite which usually refers to a clearing or settlement in the forest.
DistrictSouth Lakeland
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD3483
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01539
Population728 (2001)

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

Haverthwaite, eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta., Cartmel and Colton pars., N. Lancashire - dist., pop. 867; vil., 7½ miles NE. of Ulverston sta.; P.O., T.O.

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