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Walking The Saddle of Coniston ( Download : )
The Saddle of Coniston
distance 4.26km Vertical gain +208m Vertical drop -205m duration 1h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Coniston - Cumbria

A lovely, gentle walk, climbing up alongside the waterfalls of Church Beck to the quarry at the end of the Coppermines valley, returning via the saddle with beautiful views of Coniston village and the lake. You can end the walk with a well-deserved pint in one of the cosy village pubs. A great walk to start your holiday or to do with children.

Lingmoor low level circular
distance 14.72km Vertical gain +361m Vertical drop -356m duration 5h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

A good circular walk around Lingmoor fell with plenty of interest which is a great choice if the higher fells are shrouded in cloud.

The walk takes in the Langdale and Little Langdale Valleys, explores a disused slate quarry and passes a working slate quarry. The walking and route finding are easy, the views are good and there are places on the way to buy refreshments. As a circular walk it can be started from a variety of places along the route.

Walking Holme Ground - Black Crag ( Download : )
distance 12.73km Vertical gain +629m Vertical drop -672m duration 5h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Coniston - Cumbria

A pleasant hike, to the west of Ambleside, across hills overlooking Windermere and Coniston Lakes.

Walking Angle Tarn and Rest Dodd ( Download : )
Angle Tarn and Rest Dodd
distance 10.34km Vertical gain +558m Vertical drop -551m duration 4h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Patterdale - Cumbria

A steady climb up to Angle Tarn from Hartsop via Boredale Hause followed by a stroll along a ridge with great views over to Helvellyn then up to Rest Dodd dropping down to Hayeswater and back to the car park.

A circular walk around Tarn Hows
distance 2.62km Vertical gain +44m Vertical drop -45m duration 0h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Hawkshead - Cumbria

A gentle walk in a beautiful setting, enjoyable in any weather. The walk is accessible to wheelchairs and pushchairs and is not too long for little legs.

Walking Elterwater Lakes ( Download : )
distance 8.51km Vertical gain +184m Vertical drop -183m duration 2h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

In contrast to the great lakes of the Lake District, here are three small lakes that lay south of Elterwater village.

Walking Rydal - Loughrigg Fell ( Download : )
distance 6.65km Vertical gain +358m Vertical drop -401m duration 2h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

A few kilometres from Ambleside, a walk to the top of Loughrigg Fell overlooking the lakes of the National Park Lake District.

distance 15.86km Vertical gain +897m Vertical drop -891m duration 6h40 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Patterdale - Cumbria

An inevitable hike, to the most popular peak of the Lake District, Helwellyn. A hike made all the more pleasant by passing along two lakes: Red Tarn Lake and Grisedale Ran Lake.

distance 11.1km Vertical gain +368m Vertical drop -280m duration 4h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Staveley-in-Cartmel - Cumbria

This circular walk in the South Lakeland offers fine views of Lake Windermere and the surrounding fells from the summit of Gummers How. The walk also includes woodland and open countryside.

Scafell Pike from Borrowdale
distance 15.06km Vertical gain +890m Vertical drop -889m duration 6h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Borrowdale - Cumbria

The classic and well trodden ascent of Scafell Pike from Seathwaite in Borrowdale. Ascending via Grains Gill to Great End and then Esk Hause and Broad Crag. The descent is via the 'Corridor Route' to Styhead Tarn and then back to Seathwaite.

Walking A greater Hayeswater Round ( Download : )
A greater Hayeswater Round
distance 14.75km Vertical gain +953m Vertical drop -953m duration 6h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Patterdale - Cumbria

A walk with the best views of both Southern and Northern Lakeland and Roman history.

Walking Lanthwaite to Braithwaite ( Download : )
Lanthwaite to Braithwaite
distance 12.31km Vertical gain +992m Vertical drop -1052m duration 5h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Buttermere - Cumbria

Linear walk with a few scrambles and beautiful vistas

Little Stand, The Crinkles and Bowfell : Circular walk from Cockley Beck
distance 13.84km Vertical gain +820m Vertical drop -820m duration 5h55 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Dunnerdale-with-Seathwaite - Cumbria

A lovely walk taking in the excellent and interesting Crinkle Crags and with great views down Great Langdale, over to the Scafell group and south down the Duddon Valley. The start up Little Stand and the descent from Ore Gap are without the heavily trodden paths now common in the Lake District.

There are a few small parking spaces near Cockley Beck heading west towards Hardknott Pass. Please park sensibly so other walkers and climbers and get in too.

Walking Deepdale circular ( Download : )
distance 15.09km Vertical gain +912m Vertical drop -910m duration 6h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Patterdale - Cumbria

A good climb up to Fairfield for all round views and a stretch for the legs

Walking Blea Tarn and Side Pike ( Download : )
Blea Tarn and Side Pike
distance 5.96km Vertical gain +258m Vertical drop -255m duration 2h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

An out and back walk from the Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel car-park. The Hotel car parking is available for non Hotel users but you will need to purchase a parking ticket from a machine.

distance 23.01km Vertical gain +962m Vertical drop -962m duration 8h50 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Ulpha - Cumbria

A long and interesting walk from Hall Dunnerdale which could also be started from other places nearby. You will take in some lovely rolling countryside followed by a gradual ascent up a picturesque valley before making the climb up to Brown Pike. From here you are on the high Lakeland fells and take in numerous tops including the Old Man of Coniston. You descend carefully to Seathwaite Tarn and then back to Seathwaite where the Newfield Inn will welcome you with great beer and food.

Walking Crinkle Crags ( Download : )
distance 11.39km Vertical gain +740m Vertical drop -742m duration 5h00 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

Crinkle Crags summits lie facing the summits of Langdale Fell separated by Mickleden Beck River valley.

Walking Langdale Pikes ( Download : )
distance 10.58km Vertical gain +770m Vertical drop -770m duration 4h50 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

A hike to four summits discovering a wide range of this part of the Nation Park Lake District. The Park Lake District trails aren't waymarked. There are very few signs but the pathway is straightforward as there aren't many crossings. It is, however, preferable not to leave the trail, especially in foggy weather.

distance 8.67km Vertical gain +784m Vertical drop -784m duration 4h20 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Borrowdale - Cumbria

To the west of the Cumbrian Mountains, both Great and Green Gable summits offer a pleasant hike.