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“Walk to or rest head”
Review of Orrest Head

Orrest Head
Ranked #1 of 38 things to do in Windermere
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Took the path to the right of the winfpdermere hotel after walking up from bowness, its signposted from the road there and you make your way up a muddy stones lane to a gate through a field, you then follow it through a wood which a 17 and 9 year old boy enjoyed and arrived at the top wpquite quickly, the views from the top were fab towards scafell pike and all around, very enjoyable walk up and back, from bowness to orrest head and back about 5 miles,

Thank nicky w
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Walked with my family - 2 kids of 10 & 7. Easy to get to the viewpoint from the start in about 20 mins. We carried on and did about 3 miles to circle back.

Thank Stephen B
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved the view up here, quite a steep walk in some places to get up but well worth it for the beautiful scenery.

Thank kathrynj88
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing view from what really isn't too much of a walk, away from the hustle and bustle, perfect for the pooch

Thank susieray26
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Whilst staying at the Cedar manor which is located a few minutes from the start of the Orrest Head walk meant We were able to do this walk without being restricted to parking in Windermere. The sign at the start of the walk says twenty minutes but being of a senior age it took us more like forty minutes up and twenty down. It is a pleasant walk with a superb panoramic view of Windermere lake and surrounding fells from the summi. The weather was rather downcast but was still,worth the effort whatever the weather.

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