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This article is about the village in Cumbria, England. For other uses, see Thornthwaite (disambiguation).
Thornthwaite village church (geograph 2416026).jpg
St. Mary's Church, Thornthwaite
Thornthwaite is located in Cumbria
 Thornthwaite shown within Cumbria
OS grid reference NY222254
Civil parish Above Derwent
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
List of places

Coordinates: 54°37′05″N 3°12′14″W / 54.618133°N 3.203974°W / 54.618133; -3.203974

Thornthwaite is a village in Cumbria, England. It is just off the A66 road, south of Bassenthwaite Lake and within the Lake District National Park. It is 3.5 miles (5.6 km) by road from Keswick.[1]

For administrative purposes, Thornthwaite lies within the civil parish of Above Derwent, the district of Allerdale, and the county of Cumbria. It is within the Copeland constituency of the United Kingdom Parliament, and the North West England constituency of the European Parliament.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Election Maps". Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-20.