Rosthwaite, Borrowdale, Cumbria

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Not to be confused with Rosthwaite near Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria.
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Rosthwaite is located in Cumbria
 Rosthwaite shown within Cumbria
OS grid reference NY257148
Civil parish Borrowdale
District Allerdale
Shire county Cumbria
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KESWICK
Postcode district CA12
Dialling code 017687
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Copeland
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Coordinates: 54°31′25″N 3°08′49″W / 54.523522°N 3.146982°W / 54.523522; -3.146982

Rosthwaite is a settlement in Borrowdale in the English Lake District. It lies on the B5289 road to the south of Derwent Water and to the east of the Honister Pass in the county of Cumbria.

Historically part of Cumberland, the nearest town to Rosthwaite is Keswick, which is situated approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) to the north.

For local government purposes Rosthwaite forms part of the civil parish of Borrowdale, the district of Allerdale, and the county of Cumbria. It is within the Workington constituency of the United Kingdom Parliament, and the North West England constituency of the European Parliament.[1]

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  1. ^ "Election Maps". Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-03.