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Worth an hour of your day

Quite an easy walk with a few steep and rocky bits. A few different ways to go, we went in the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jess O
via mobile
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Only a twenty to thirty minute walk up, bit steep and rocky underfoot in a couple of places but... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
yolandeweston
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Redditch, United Kingdom
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“easy walk” (74 reviews)
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Windermere, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quite an easy walk with a few steep and rocky bits. A few different ways to go, we went in the entrance the same time as another couple but soon lost them as we took a route through the woods and up some steps but...More

Thank Jess O
Reviewed 3 days ago

Only a twenty to thirty minute walk up, bit steep and rocky underfoot in a couple of places but really worth the effort, the views of the lake on a clear day are spectacular

1  Thank yolandeweston
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its all up hill takes a good 30 mins to get to top but view is worth it Take water with you, there are seats to sit on going up . You can only walk to it.

1  Thank Twizzlet
Reviewed 1 week ago

A climb to a view point which is not for the faint hearted but the reward is a just cause for all the sweat & mud!

Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has got to be the most reward of a view for the least effort walk in the Lakes!.. if a stiletto girl can do it (like me!).. then take heart..most people of average to low fitness can... It's relatively gentle.. take a stick if...More

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the walk for the amazing views. Didn't take too long from the main road, although a little strenuous.

Thank Judy63_04
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A roughly 30 minute walk up a well maintained path to a great view. Easy access for the family (10 - an agile 77 years), there are rest points. You need to be mobile and there are steps, it is steep in places - but...More

Thank OzTravel68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fabulous walk. It is not too long and a great way to see one of the best views of Windermere. It is quite easy for non-walkers and not very long with only a couple of steep bits. There are a few different...More

Thank JMH4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An easy walk for early morning or late afternoon, not too far. Lovely donkey on the way too. Great views of the lake. What's not to like?

Thank madamechatty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Often arriving in the early afternoon, this little walk is perfect to fit in those few hours. The views from the top are panoramic, and an exciting image of the peaks surrounding Windermere.

Thank india_evanss
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SheilaD215
Was considering a day trip by train from Carlisle during the summer. I know there are trains to Oxenholme but do you need to get another train/bus to this area close to Orrest Head?
3 February 2017|
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Response from Rebecca_hamlett12 | Reviewed this property |
Literally across the road from Windermere station
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MarceloCurado
Is it possible to see snow in this walk?
19 December 2016|
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Response from maizedaisy | Reviewed this property |
During the Winter months the higher fells usually have a coating of snow. If there was snow this is where you would see (but not necessarily be in it).
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HeleneFiona
Where do you go to start this walk?
8 April 2016|
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Response from RamblerAtHeart | Reviewed this property |
The starting point others have mentioned are the quickest tarmac lane/woodland path way. Look at a map to have longer & more enjoyable routes on footpaths throughout.
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