Low Level and Easier Walks in the Lake District

The Ullswater Way - Pooley Bridge to Aira Force

The Ullswater Way

Opened in 2015, the Ullswater Way connects shoreline paths, woodland trails, farmland and popular lakeside villages to loop around Ullswater Lake in the English Lake District. The route includes the villages of Pooley Bridge, Patterdale and Glenridding. The entire route is 20 miles (32 km) but can be walked in shorter sections by using Ullswater …

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Walk up Latrigg from Keswick

Walk up Latrigg from Keswick

Despite being one of the lowest in the Lake District, this little fell offers stunning, panoramic views of Derwent Water, Keswick and the northern fells. After leaving Keswick town centre, the route up Latrigg follows a well-defined path to steadily climb to the summit. At the moment, this is a linear walk as paths through …

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Windermere West Shore Lakeside Walk

Windermere West Shore Lakeside Walk

The West Shore Walk along Windermere is one of the best low level walks in the Lake District. It’s an ideal family walk for those based in and around Windermere and Bowness-on-windermere. It follows good path for the entire length, being designated by Miles Without Stiles as being suitable for all – with sections accessible …

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Scramble up Helvellyn via Striding Edge

Best Walks from Glenridding and Patterdale

Glenridding and Patterdale are two small villages close to each other at the southern end of Ullswater in the Lake District. Glenridding is Cumbric in origin, with it’s name loosely meaning Bracken Glen. *Redïn, meaning ‘ferns, bracken’ (or rhedyn in Welsh), and *glinn, ‘valley’ or glen. Patterdale is simply Saint Patrick’s Dale. What’s In Glenridding and Patterdale?  Glenridding …

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Buttermere Lakeside Walk

Buttermere Lakeside Walk

This walk around Buttermere lake (as opposed to Buttermere village – don’t get us started on mere/lake – we know!) was voted one of Britain’s favourite walks in a poll in 2018 and is certainly one of the most beautiful and scenic walks in the Lake District. Not only does it have a village that’s …

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Easy Walk Around Brothers Water

Easy Walk Around Brothers Water

There are few lakes as scenic as Brothers Water in the Lake District. This easy Lake District walk along the shores of Brothers Water takes in the best of this picturesque Lakeland gem. Would be an ideal walk to start from either Sykeside campsite or the Brotherswater Inn. Brothers Water was once named Broad Water, but …

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Best Walks From Bowness and Windermere in the Lake District

Best Walks From Grasmere

Grasmere is regarded as the Lake District’s most visited village, mainly thanks to it’s most famous resident who made it the location of his first family home from 1799 to 1808, poet laureate Williams Wordsworth. It is found at the centre of the Lakes and takes it’s name from the nearby lake Grasmere, it also …

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Easy Grasmere Riverside Walk

Easy Grasmere Riverside Walk

This easy Grasmere Riverside walk along the River Rothay is an ideal way to see more than just the touristy parts of Grasmere village in the Lake District. There’s no doubting Grasmere’s popularity, with the strong poetic links to William Wordsworth, and plenty of walking options, it’s no wonder that it’s geared up for the tourist. …

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White Moss Common Walk Grasmere

This is an easy Lake District walk from the White Moss Common car park situated between Grasmere and Rydal Water. The first section is on an accessible path through woodland with the latter section still suitable for most abilities. This is a woodland and riverside walk to the Grasmere outflow that’s a perfect walk for …

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Loughrigg Fell from Ambleside

Loughrigg Fell Walk from Ambleside

Loughrigg Fell in the Lake District’s Central Fells is an easy fell walk that can be enjoyed from all directions. There’s a good approach up Loughrigg Fell from Grasmere and Rydal Water along the Loughrigg Terrace. You can also approach this popular Wainwright from Skelwith Bridge, usually via Loughrigg Tarn., or even Elterwater. The map below …

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