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Address: Windermere, England
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Takes less than 15 minutes to go up the hill and the views are spectacular. Easy walk up really worth it check the pictures

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Takes less than 15 minutes to go up the hill and the views are spectacular. Easy walk up really worth it check the pictures

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Thank Mario T
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If your in or around Windermere this is well worth the investment of your time and relatively little effort for high walk reward in ter,ms of Windermere lake views

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Manchester, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The walk to the top takes about 20 minutes and is quite gentle if you take your time. It was a pleasant walk and the views at the top were well worth the effort.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Probably the best view of the Lake District without needing boots and a rucksack. A short climb from the bus and railway station, about 20 minutes, and you are presented with a sublime vista of lake and mountains. There is a plan of the view so you can know what you are looking at. A great place for photos or... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are in Windermere you must make the short walk to the top of Orrest Head. The view from the top is amazing and the effort required is minimal for a person with average fitness. If you want to make it easy there is a road going 90% of the way up (but no you can't drive it) but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's nice walking up the slope to reach Orrest Head, where you can get marvelous views of Windermere. We saw a horse and a donkey on our way down. We are surprised when we learnt from the local that naughty donkey do slip out of the farm and take a stroll down lake. We further confirm this piece of interesting... More 

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Thank Babydove2
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed local and were looking for a nice simple walk with views to die for. The walk up is easy enough and a good way to build up an appetite. After a small hike to the top we were lucky enough to have a brake in the weather. What wonderful views from the top. You won't be disappointed

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Thank haslhoff
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A gentle 15 minute stroll out of the top of windermere takes you to one of the finest views in the lakes without having to hike to the top of any fells. I recommend a pre-brrakfast visit if you want to capture the morning mists in the valley below. Highly recommended!

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Thank Fellwalker63
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning views! Well worth the 15 or so minute climb up. It's not a difficult climb, I think it'd be suitable for most abilities. The view is just incredible. We went on a misty day but it still looked beautiful.

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Thank Becky K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little walk .its facing Windermere train station.sutable for all levels of walkers .fantastic view from top .well worth the hike

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