Where2Walk in the Lake District & Cumbria

There are over 150 of my favourite walks in the Lakes & Cumbria. To help you find the best ones for you please browse them....

...on a map

...as a list

All the walks are free to download/print and use

I have walked every walk on the website in the last few years therefore the information is up to date. The comments though are my personal view and anyone under taking one of these walks is doing so at their own risk. My recommendation is always to obtain the appropriate map and use it.

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Miles
9.5

Crinkle Crags and Bowfell

L010
  • A rocky panorama around the head of Langdale
  • As much scrambling as you want
  • Views of all the Lakeland giants

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Miles
5

Mines & Lands of Nenthead

L134
  • Walk through a landscape alive with mining
  • Visit Nent Hall, a special country house
  • Some rough moorland walking

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Miles
9.5

From Nenthead to Garrigill

L133
  • A remote and wild walk over Flinty Fell
  • Connect two fascinating industrial villages
  • Contrast with the peaceful setting of Ashgill Force

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Miles
3

Ashgill Force on the South Tyne

L132
  • A pretty waterfall in the woods
  • Follow the route of the South Tyne
  • Garrigil has many hidden treasures

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Miles
10

Fairfield Horseshoe

L005
  • Views of the entire Lake District
  • Good ridge walking
  • Includes 8 Wainwrights

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Miles
4

Back of Thirlmere

L 131
  • Visit hidden Harrop Tarn
  • Lakeside path along the shores of Thirlmere
  • Quiet and peaceful at any time of the year

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Miles
6

Blea Rigg from Langdale

L130
  • A broad ridge of hidden delights
  • Views over the Langdales and Coniston Fells
  • Quiet walking surrounded by more popular fells

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Miles
3.5

Robinson from Newlands Hause

L129
  • An easy climb to an attractive peak
  • Visit the dark depths of Moss Force
  • The views south are truly inspiring in low light

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Miles
9.5

Coniston Old Man

L009
  • Interesting and varied circuit
  • Wide ranging views over to the Irish Sea
  • Arthur Ransome country

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Miles
3.5

Gowbarrow via Aira Force

L032
  • Explore the lovely woods of Aira Force
  • Great views of Ullswater
  • A fell of great character and interest

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