Crummock Water

Crummock Water
Crummock Water
Crummock Water from Rannerdale Knotts
map (1925)
Location Lake District, Cumbria
Coordinates 54°33′N 3°18′W / 54.55°N 3.3°W / 54.55; -3.3Coordinates: 54°33′N 3°18′W / 54.55°N 3.3°W / 54.55; -3.3
Lake type Ribbon
Primary inflows Buttermere Dubs
Primary outflows River Cocker
Basin countries United Kingdom
Max. length 2.5 miles
Max. width 0.6 miles
Surface area 2.57 km2
Shore length1 6.26 miles
Surface elevation 96 metres
Islands 6
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Crummock Water is a lake in the Lake District in Cumbria, North West England situated between Buttermere to the south and Loweswater to the north. Crummock Water is two and a half miles long, three quarters of a mile wide and 140ft deep. The River Cocker is considered to start at the north of the lake, before then heading into Lorton Vale. The hill of Mellbreak runs the full length of the lake on its western side; as Alfred Wainwright described it 'no pairing of hill and lake in Lakeland have a closer partnership than these'.

It is owned by the National Trust. Scale Force, the highest waterfall in the Lake District feeds the lake and has a drop of 170ft. [1]


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