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“The epitome of Lakeland views” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Orrest Head

Orrest Head
Windermere, England
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in Windermere
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Lookouts, Cultural
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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“The epitome of Lakeland views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The Orresthead viewpoint is a magnificent example of the sheer beauty and appeal of the Lake District. Situated practically across the road from the hotel at which we have stayed on more than one occasion when visiting the lakes (Cedar Manor), the viewpoint is a short walk uphill, maybe 20-30 minutes depending on pace. Although the walk is when considered easy compared with other walks in the area, it is mostly uphill. The view however is breathtaking and for something that can be achieved in roughly an hour or so, would be a great shame to miss if you are in the area.

Visited June 2013
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“Fantastic view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

You can either take a gentle 20-minute stroll to the top, or you could, like me half-run to the top; the view from Orrest Head is granted to take your breath away. I spent a week in Windermere and returned a few times to Orrest Head to take in the majestic view over the entire lake. Probably one of my favourite spots in the world!

Visited July 2013
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“Panoramic view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

The climb to the top of Orrest Head starts gently and, although it gets more difficult towards the top, the views make the climb well worth the effort.

Visited October 2013
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“Geeat veiw from the top”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

Thanks trip advisor, wouldn't have found this hidden gem with you. It was well worth the 20 min walk to top and costs nothing.

Visited September 2013
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“Great view, minimal effort”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This is a gentle walk for about 20 minutes butat the top one feels a little guilty for having such amazing views for so little effort!

Visited September 2013
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