There is a small car park just north of the Kirkstile Pass where you can look down on the valley leading to Ullswater, Glenridding and Patterdale. Just before you reach Ullswater you drive alongside Brotherswater. This lake used to be called Broad Water. However in the 19th century two brothers died there and the name was changed.
A walk around Brotherswater makes for a pleasant afternoon – particularly the path on the western side of the lake. The path becomes a little more difficult underfoot on the eastern side and it is also quite close to the road and the inevitable traffic noise.By Jan on May 3rd, 2017