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Address: Windermere, England
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Walk to the top

The booklet said easy and I'm an avid walker but not up hill I found it quite wearing the views are spectacular looking over the lake and morcame bay, we decided to do the round... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The booklet said easy and I'm an avid walker but not up hill I found it quite wearing the views are spectacular looking over the lake and morcame bay, we decided to do the round walk but got lost and had to turn back altho there were goats and cows to look at and also three bulls that were thankfully... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the first time we have walked to Orrest Head. We were recommended it by our hoteliers. The day we walked up to Orrest Head it was chucking it down but still it had lovely views...what we could see.. of Lake Windermere. We will definately be heading back up again with better weather hopefully.

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Thank Abbey G
North Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great views easy walk for all abilities parking can be quiet busy depending on time of year . well worth it for some nice photographs

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Thank _mandyforbes
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of all the things to do in Windermere this is one of the best! The trail itself is pretty. At the top you get great views of the lake and the surrounds. I was afraid it might be too steep for me (63 year old lady) but I was able to get up to the top easily. We were able... More 

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Thank madmaple
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

About half an hour each way, and despite being uphill on the way their, not too arduous. And the great views at the top made it all worthwhile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth climbing to get the first taste of the Lake District. Also very nice in the mornings as a gentle stroll to start the day in nature.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A little uphill walk from windermere takes you to orrest head. The views from up here are just spectacular. A full 360 degress view perched upon orrest head and you can see the lakes and mountains and lovely greenery all around. The walk uphill isn't too hard and the view is totally worth it

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Aintree, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice easy walk to a location that affords you with possibly the best view in Windermere. If you follow the suggested circular route (starting to the left) your journey up may be a little slippery and challenging, for some, in parts. The route down is far easier, possibly because it is tarmac to start. So if your... More 

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bit of a hike up to the top ( recently had a stomach op) but well worth the effort.Beautiful views that no photo can fully justify

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a 25-30 minute walk up, the views from the summit have to surprise and impress! The views of Windermere show the vast extent of the lake. We could even make out the coast beyond and the mountains surrounding the district are stunning. Love all the Lake District but this is my favourite so far! It's a must do! Parking... More 

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