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Wrynose Pass

Wrynose Pass Road, off the A593 near Skelwith Bridge, Eskdale, England
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Wrynose Pass Road, off the A593 near Skelwith Bridge, Eskdale, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We drove along Wry Nose Pass on Saturday 14th October starting at the Ambleside end and then re-drove it on Sunday 15th from the Eskdale end. The scenery is stunning- mountains and fells and sheep and water. The colours in Autumn are amazing with vivid...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my partner were recommended this place and boy are we glad we did it.Its a single car road with "pull ins scattered along the way which when you have vehicles travelling both ways you need and in some higher parts a scary experience...More

Thank jane h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to got to the back of beyond in Cumbria, try the road through Hard Knott Pass and Wrynose Pass. I was coming back from St. Bees via Boot and so did them in that order. Hard Knott Pass verges on treacherous. The...More

Thank menardjayne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has to be one of the most amazing roads in the whole of the uk, although it can be abit scary at times in the wet.

Thank GeoffNichols
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This was not much better than the Hardknott Pass ,to be avoided if of the faint hearted. No mobile phone service.

Thank wiggins44
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Worth the drive.... once! We loved the views but would probably prefer to walk it in future! Don't try if your car isn't powerful

Thank Jenni P
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We drove from Windermere to Scafell Pike via the Wrynose Pass, which leads into Hardnott Pass. Absolutely amazing driving experience, the road is steep, hilly, narrow in parts and very bendy. If you love driving this is a must for you. It's challenging, but the...More

Thank baz507
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Its huge. Greater than you think in the picture. The drive, the view... We. Kept glorifying Allah . ' (subhanallah)

Thank ha r
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Drive through on way to Hardknott Pass. Beautiful views and very peaceful. Narrow and very windy so only for confident drivers.

Thank MattyA32
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We went through Wrynose Pass by mistake after following the sat nav (which is now in the bin) One of the scariest roads I have driven on, sheer drops one side, rocks the other and 40% inclines. For the few seconds I looked up from...More

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Zakiya H
21 July 2016|
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Response from katyloux7 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. From where you are I don't know because I came from Milton Keynes. The nearest village we saw was Ambleside and I hope this helps. It's beautiful.