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A gentle walk in a beautiful setting, enjoyable in any weather. The walk is accessible to wheelchairs and pushchairs and is not too long for little legs.
A pleasant hike, to the west of Ambleside, across hills overlooking Windermere and Coniston Lakes.
A lovely, gentle walk, climbing up alongside the waterfalls of Church Beck to the quarry at the end of the Coppermines valley, returning via the saddle with beautiful views of Coniston village and the lake. You can end the walk with a well-deserved pint in one of the cosy village pubs. A great walk to start your holiday or to do with children.
In contrast to the great lakes of the Lake District, here are three small lakes that lay south of Elterwater village.
The Fairfield horseshoe includes seven other Lake District fells. Low Pike, High Pike, Dove Crag and Hart Crag form the outward route with the return over Great Rigg, Heron Pike and Nab Scar back to Ambleside via Rydal. This is a high level route so choose a good day to make the most of the views.
This variation of the Fairfield Horseshoe starts from High Close on the western edge of Loughrigg Fell. The route follows a clockwise direction offering a different perspective to the normal horseshoe route.
A few kilometres from Ambleside, a walk to the top of Loughrigg Fell overlooking the lakes of the National Park Lake District.
Starting from Grasmere this Lake District walk includes a circuit of Rydal water and Grasmere. The route includes some wonderful views especially from Loughrigg Terrace.
A hike to four summits discovering a wide range of this part of the Nation Park Lake District. The Park Lake District trails aren't waymarked. There are very few signs but the pathway is straightforward as there aren't many crossings. It is, however, preferable not to leave the trail, especially in foggy weather.
This Langdale walk includes two of the well know Langdale Pikes - Harrison Stickle and Pike o'Stickle - and continues to visit the less walked Rosset Pike so you can avoid the crowds.
Crinkle Crags summits lie facing the summits of Langdale Fell separated by Mickleden Beck River valley.
A good circular walk around Lingmoor fell with plenty of interest which is a great choice if the higher fells are shrouded in cloud.
The walk takes in the Langdale and Little Langdale Valleys, explores a disused slate quarry and passes a working slate quarry. The walking and route finding are easy, the views are good and there are places on the way to buy refreshments. As a circular walk it can be started from a variety of places along the route.
An out and back walk from the Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel car-park. The Hotel car parking is available for non Hotel users but you will need to purchase a parking ticket from a machine.
The main objective of this walk is the wonderful lake District mountain Bowfell. Once the summit is reached some less familiar territory is included in the route before the return leg to the starting point point is along the Mickelden Valley.
This circular walk in the South Lakeland offers fine views of Lake Windermere and the surrounding fells from the summit of Gummers How. The walk also includes woodland and open countryside.