Escape to the Lake District

Escape to the Lake District for a few days of lovely relaxed walking based in Ambleside and Grasmere. Enjoy a gentle walk along the shores of Lake Windermere to Beatrix Potter's home, an easy walk along the coffin route from Ambleside to Grasmere, and an energising but easy walk to the top of Helm Crag, where you will be surrounded by the high fells. Discover for yourself the landscapes which have influenced many poets and authors including Beatrix Potter, William Wordsworth and Samuel Coleridge.
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Top easy
14 km
4:00 h
209 m
222 m

A gentle walk along the shores of Lake Windermere before heading inland to Hill Top Farm. 

from Laura Paterson,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Top easy
6.3 km
2:00 h
92 m
82 m

Starting from Ambleside pass Rydal Hall and walk into Grasmere, following the "Coffin Road". 

from Laura Paterson,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Top easy
6.4 km
2:00 h
305 m
305 m

A loop walk from Grasmere up to Helm Crag, taking in the iconic "Lion and the Lamb".

from Laura Paterson,   Macs Adventure Ltd