Skelwith Bridge

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Skelwith Bridge
Skelwith Bridge Hotel - - 743921.jpg
Skelwith Bridge Hotel
Skelwith Bridge is located in Cumbria
Skelwith Bridge
Skelwith Bridge
Skelwith Bridge shown within Cumbria
Population 155 (2011
OS grid reference NY344033
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district LA22
Dialling code 015394
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
54°25′16″N 3°00′40″W / 54.421°N 3.011°W / 54.421; -3.011Coordinates: 54°25′16″N 3°00′40″W / 54.421°N 3.011°W / 54.421; -3.011
The bridge over the River Brathay
Houses in the village

Skelwith Bridge is a small village in the southern area of the Lake District in Cumbria. Historically, Skelwith Bridge is part of Westmorland, lying on the ancient boundary with Lancashire. The civil parish is called Skelwith. Its population at the 2011 census was 155.[1] It is located around 3 miles south of Grasmere and is nearby the waterfalls of Skelwith Force and Colwith Force. The nearest lakes to the village are Elter Water to the north-west and Loughrigg Tarn to the north.

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  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 24 January 2016.

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