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Great views, worth the walk!

We walked up to Orrest Head after being given a trail map which I am told you can get from the tourist information office. The walk is well sign posted with arrows and starts... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Sparky19865
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great little walk up here culminating in a super view over Windermere etc. This would be perfect for those with children and/or dogs or a lovely space to stop for a picnic having hiked up here.

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Thank Dawkins24
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The entrance to this walk us at the side of the Windermere hotel. Nice 20 minute walk to the top. Fantastic view of the lake and mountains.

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Thank justjewels2002
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked up to Orrest Head after being given a trail map which I am told you can get from the tourist information office. The walk is well sign posted with arrows and starts across the road from NatWest bank in Windermere. The path is pretty easy to negotiate with some more tricky shortcuts if you do want to cut... More 

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Thank Sparky19865
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A nice walk and a great view from the top. A few steps to climb as you get to the top so suitable walking shoes are advised though i did walk it in heeled boots :)

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Thank Loriholidays
Gods Own Country
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Walked to Orrest Head, walk starts from the side of The Windermere Hotel, a steady 30 minute walk, all up hill, but the views are fantastic

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Thank Yorkshirelas2
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely short walk with beautiful views from the top! The footpath makes it very easy to follow. Well worth the effort!!

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Thank SmithReayFamily
Windermere, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Jolly little walk the is accessible to all. New footpath just completed that makes the going even easier for the less hearty. 20 minutes up, 15 down - well worth it :-)

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Thank AndrewG1965
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small hike up to the top which was particularly windy on a day like today so keep a hold of your belongings! But absolutely stunning views and well worth the walk up.

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Thank FLM93
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice walk up to Orrest Head. The views were absolutely amazing! Stunning view of the lake and the snowy mountains. Very windy and cold but all worth it! Lots of paths off the main path so lots to explore. Would highly recommend.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Only a short walk from Windermere village or train station is the path leading to Orrest head . Quite a walk up to the top but decent roadway and paths to get there , and the views are well worth the effort. On our way up and down we saw people of all ages , old and young , fit... More 

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