We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
love the rain and mist in the valley

i took part in an adventure race here in september and the views were stunning. although it was wet... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David M
Stunning walk

We were lucky enough to have a sunny day for our walk to Loughrigg Fell and the views were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
am231058
,
Dunstable, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 508 reviews
185
All photos (185)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“great walk”(63 reviews)
“rydal water”(53 reviews)
“trig point”(12 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Nov
Dec
Jan
Contact
Ambleside, England
Website
Reviews (508)
Filter reviews
503 results
Traveller rating
410
87
6
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
410
87
6
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews great walk rydal water trig point stunning views grasmere lake skelwith bridge white moss circular walk well worth the effort rothay park great introduction gentle stroll langdale pikes easy walk steep climb fairfield horseshoe coffin route
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 503 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

i took part in an adventure race here in september and the views were stunning. although it was wet and miserable there was something almost therapuetic about the rain and mist in the valley. a must see for all. best to base yourself around the...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to have a sunny day for our walk to Loughrigg Fell and the views were breathtaking. We parked between Ridal Water and Grasmere, less than £4 for a good 5 hours. From there the easy to follow path winds it’s way...More

Thank am231058
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best hikes in Lake District, Ambleside trails are packed with beautiful landscapes from start to end. One of the best hikes in England maybe.

Thank hammad n
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must to enjoy excellent views and feel on top of the world. We’ve been several times and the magic remains.

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I walked up this fell a couple of days ago. We walked from Ambleside, past the Caves overlooking Rydal Water before ascending up the Terrace above Grasmere Water up to the top of Loughrigg Fell. We had fantastic views at the top...More

Thank RobEllerkr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get directions from someone and go!! The view is wonderful and the sheep are super cute! It's not a difficult hike.

Thank TheMotherinLaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This fell is readily accessible from Ambleside and has the important asset that it is readily rewarding, in that it provides a continually changing range of views almost from the beginning. Because it is accessible cars can be left in Ambleside and the walk closed...More

Thank 1949etwall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Starting at the centre of Ambleside the walk has as steep start but after the steep start is really pleasant passing Grasmere lake then down onto Ryedale lake before returning to Ambleside

Thank kfossa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideal walk for children and beginners ticks all you boxes but not too high and track is easy to follow

Thank steveX3221LG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful views of Rydal and Grasmere, absolutely beautiful. Paths as you head up slightly unclear but dont be put off, the views from the top are really special.

Thank re_potts66
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 nearby hotels
The Daffodil Hotel & Spa
2,197 reviews
1.47 km away
Glen Rothay Hotel
551 reviews
1.87 km away
Bridge House Hotel
257 reviews
2.01 km away
Skelwith Bridge Hotel
454 reviews
2.03 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 129 nearby restaurants
The Glen Rothay Hotel & Badger bar
400 reviews
1.87 km away
The Britannia Inn
683 reviews
1.92 km away
The Talbot Bar
254 reviews
2.00 km away
Stove Bar and Restaurant
250 reviews
2.07 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 74 nearby attractions
Lake Grasmere
395 reviews
1.16 km away
Rydal Mount & Gardens
241 reviews
1.45 km away
Dora's Field
56 reviews
1.45 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Ooh_Aah
20 November 2017|
Answer
Response from coolcookingteacher | Reviewed this property |
All the car parks! Best route is through the park and up the fell, we did this route, see link. Look at Walklakes website for a relatively easy route up to summit, 3hours, 6 miles?
0
Votes
Raquel074
24 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Bittlenutuck | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be difficult to get lost around Rydal Water and Grasmere. Park at White Moss Car Park or one of the other public car parks on the A591 and then follow the footpaths around the lake. I'm sure the kids would... More
1
Vote
Debra S
24 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from William D | Reviewed this property |
Hello, sorry I've not come back sooner, as regards the 79 year old, I would say not suitable, to be honest there are no easy routes and it's quite a steep climb. Best not to put yourself in any danger.
1
Vote