Borrowdale  Cumberland


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Borrowdale like this:

Borrowdale, romantic valley, W. Cumberland, stretching between lofty peaks from about Glaramara mountain N. to Derwent Water; the "Bowder Stone", opposite Castle Crag, is a mass of fallen rock, 62 ft. long, 36 high, and 84 in circumference.

Borrowdale through time

Borrowdale is now part of Allerdale district. Click here for graphs and data of how Allerdale has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Borrowdale itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Borrowdale, in Allerdale and Cumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th October 2021

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