There are walks and trails from the lodge and for the more adventurous there is the Black combe nearby. It is not quite a mountain but a good climb none the less, with spectacular views over Millom to the Duddon valley and on a clear day you will see the Isle of Man, Scotland and Wales. Wordsworth wrote a poem about it.
Haverigg offers a lovely beach, beach café and a swimming pool at Butterflowers caravan park, a fish and chip shop and a Post office, which has a bait and tackle shop inside and also does bicycle hire.
Haverigg is a small but pretty village by the estuary on the west coast of Cumbria. It has a lovely beach with sand dunes where you can walk along the coast to Silecroft and beyond.
It is host to two caravan parks, one is Port Haverigg marine Village, the other is Butterflowers. Butterflowers has a swimming pool which is open for public use in the summer season.
Haverigg has a well -stocked Londis shop and 2 Public houses.
MIlllom is the closest town, being about 1 mile away.
It is small but growing, with an interesting assortment of independent shops. There is also a Co-op and a Tesco’s for self- catering needs. A library, Post office and several Take away’s.
It has its own theatre, which puts on shows regularly and pulls in some top names.
“Wonderful venue in the heart of the community of Millom, Cumbria. Home of Moore Arts.
Millom Youth theatre and community Arts. Bringing great names from the world of Comedy and Quality theatre to our doorstep"
Although Haverigg is just outside the National park, the lakes and mountains are not far away, with Lake Windermere, Grasmere, Coniston, Wast water and Ambleside all within one hours drive.
Wast water, is one of the deepest lakes in Cumbria and is over shadowed by Scarfel Pike, the tallest mountain in Cumbria.
Ambleside is a pretty little village and one of the most popular tourist places in Cumbria.
Windermere is a popular tourist place and has the largest lake in Cumbria being 10.5 miles long, 1 mile wide and 220ft deep. It is surrounded by forests and mountains including Bowness on Windermere where you can find the World of Beatrix Potter with Peter Rabbit and friends. Relax on one of the many cruises on the lake or wander around the town with its many individual shops.
Coniston is a village and civil parish in the Furness region of Cumbria, England. Historically part of Lancashire, it is in the southern part of the Lake District National Park, between Coniston Water and Coniston Old Man. It is the fifth largest of the lakes, at five miles long, and with a maximum depth of 184 feet. It has water sports activities on the lake, boat rides and a selection of individual shops in the village.
For the more energetic take a hike up Coniston Old Man