Prototype locations are real places in this non-fictional universe that are used as settings in Arthur Ransome's books, but under a new, fictional name; for example, Old Man of Coniston, fictionalised as Kanchenjunga.
- see also category:Real locations
“Blakeholme is an island on Windermere, towards the southern end of the lake. It is very close to...Blakeholme
“Lanehead, the home of W.G. Collingwood and family, is now an Outdoor Education Centre. It is one...Lanehead
“Bank Ground Farm, where the Altounyan family stayed the summer before Swallows and Amazons was...Bank Ground Farm