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
“The Old Man of Coniston (2635 feet) is a mountain in the Lake District, half a mile from...Old Man of Coniston
“Blakeholme is an island on Windermere, towards the southern end of the lake. It is very close to...Blakeholme
“Bank Ground Farm, where the Altounyan family stayed the summer before Swallows and Amazons was...Bank Ground Farm
“Belle Isle is Windermere's one inhabited island. It is largely wooded with a famous Round House...Belle Isle