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A pleasant walk with great views.

This walk starts at the side of the Windermere Hotel on the main road and gently climbs up the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Great view over Windemere

Lovely walk through the forest with not to steep a climb to a beautiful view over the lake. We took... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tanja H
Groningen, The Netherlands
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“easy walk” (80 reviews)
“worth the climb” (46 reviews)
Windermere, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This walk starts at the side of the Windermere Hotel on the main road and gently climbs up the fellside on even well marked paths. At a steady pace it takes about half an hour to reach the summit. The views at the top are...More

Thank PaulSellers
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely walk through the forest with not to steep a climb to a beautiful view over the lake. We took the long way down that goes all the way around the mountain through the fields

Thank Tanja H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice little walk up and great views when at the top, but there are no bins and idiots do leave litter, spoiling the nature!!! There path up isn't the greatest, so I wouldn't advise going up in normal Street footwear!!!

Thank alexjsproat
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoy a walk away from the crowds below, to enjoy a beautiful and peaceful place. A well marked trail.

Thank jmajor2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not hard and only a few miles. Great view at the top over a good stretch of Lake Windermere. Definitely worth the walk and easy to get to from Windermere village.

Thank AndyLake
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was recommended this walk from a friend as we were staying about 100yrds from the start of it. Easy to follow paths, not to strenuous but a nice steady climb. Fantastic views when you get there. We was able to be in time for a...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is an easy walk up a woodland lane and tarmac path (20 mins), or just a bit further up the road from the Station there is a walk across fields and through woods (30 mins). This path is a little bit muddy in places...More

Thank Chch_NZ_couple
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easily reached by taking the path up from next to the Windermere Hotel and through the woods this 1/2 hour easy climb is well worth it with a 360 degree circular view from the top of lake Windermere and the Lakeland Fells in all directions....More

Thank STVBristol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very gentle walk that everyone can go without waterproof shoes and other equipment. Went there for the sunset view and it didn't disappoint us. Awesome view of the river and the farm behind! Definitely worth going!

Thank ExtraordinaryMe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I walked to the top of Orrest Head as part of a winter break. We found the walk up from Windermere station pleasant, on a good path and well sign posted. As we ascended we were are afforded a great views of...More

Thank Carl M
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Lewis D
24 August 2017|
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Response from eccyram | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is ok. A bit steep at the beginning but ok if you take your time
3 February 2017|
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Response from Rebecca_hamlett12 | Reviewed this property |
Literally across the road from Windermere station
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).