Walks in the Lakes

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.

For the best walks in the Yorkshire Dales click here

For the best walks in the North York Moors & Coast click here

Miles
5

Woodland Fell & Beacon Tarn

Woodland Fell
  • Unspoilt rugged group of hills
  • Beautifully situated tarn
  • Bracken covered slopes

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Miles
12

Staveley to Longsleddale

Near Skeggles Water
  • Explore this unspoilt Lake District valley
  • Good paths & easy walking throughout
  • Good views across the Kentmere Round

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Miles
6

High Rigg

Shaw Bank Cottages
  • A rugged little hill of great character
  • Great views of the Lakeland giants
  • Easy walking for all ages and fitness

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Miles
4.5

Fells over the Duddon Valley

Stickle Pike, Duddon Valley
  • Perfect Lakeland in minature
  • Fells to explore at your leisure
  • Views up the Duddon Valley

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L081
Miles
7.5

Dodd & the Allerdale Ramble

Dodd, Skiddaw
  • Easy walking along the River Derwent
  • Dodd is a steep climb with marvellous views
  • Pass pretty villages of Millbeck & Applethwaite

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Miles
Hartsop

Angletarn Pikes

Angle Tarn reflections
  • Beautiful and accessible tarn
  • Craggy twin peaks
  • Interesting views throughout

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L076
Miles
4.5

A walk round Buttermere

Buttermere Walk
  • Peaceful walk round a lake
  • In the heart of dramatic scenery
  • Pretty hamlet of Buttermere

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L017
Miles
7.5

Helvellyn via Striding Edge

Striding Edge
  • THE mountain to climb – deservedly
  • Scramble over two contrasting ridges
  • Beautiful views over Ullswater

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L006
Miles
8.5

High Cup Nick

High Cup Gill
  • A geography lesson for anyone
  • Well situated above pretty Dufton
  • Great views over the Eden Valley

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L112
Miles
9.5

Buttermere to Keswick via Newlands

Sail Beck from Buttermere
  • Bus from Keswick to Buttermere
  • Explore lovely Newlands valley
  • Take in the smaller fell of Ard Crags

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