Cumbria
Coniston
Coniston The Essential
This little village is known for its associations with John Ruskin. His house at nearby Brantwood is open to visitors. Coniston Water is dominated by the 801m-high Old Man of Coniston. It was on this lake in 1967 that Donald Campbell died while trying to beat the world water speed record.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Coniston
Brantwood
Brantwood
Situated on the eastern bank of Coniston
60 minutes