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In the far west of the Lake District, Loweswater lies in a wooded valley in the Vale of Lorton. It is the only lake in the Lake District whose waters flow towards the centre of the Lake District, flowing to Crummock Water - to which Loweswater was once joined. The landscape around is mostly rolling hills, although the closest immediate fell, Mellbreak, is both steep and craggy. (f22)

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N/ADerwent (NW) catchment

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