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Beautiful views

We had a lovely walk up and over the Fell from Ambleside. It took us about 3 hours, to walk around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Small Hill, Amazing Views

Visited on a sunny September da. A great walk with amazing views at every turn. Started from... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
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All reviews great walk rydal water stunning views trig point circular walk white moss grasmere lake skelwith bridge gentle stroll rothay park well worth the effort great introduction langdale pikes easy walk worth the climb fairfield horseshoe coffin route
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There is an excellent walk right round Loughrigg Fell. Starting from the Skelwith Bridge Hotel go up the steep road towards Grasmere. Turn right to follow the path round the south edge of Loughrigg Tarn, pick up the road again and at the top of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely walk up and over the Fell from Ambleside. It took us about 3 hours, to walk around a 12km loop at a leisurely pace. We walked round Loughrigg Tarn too, and stopped at a pub in Skelwith Bridge for lunch. Most...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Visited on a sunny September da. A great walk with amazing views at every turn. Started from Ambleside and walk round to Loughrigg Tarn before climbing up the steep stream / small waterfall to the summit. Spectacular views from the top before returning via Rydal.

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Reviewed September 3, 2018

The view from the hotel is exceptional, but before our circumstances changed e.g disability we have walked it.

Thank timhilton224
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We went via Loughrigg Fell to Grasmere and looped round via Rydal Water back to Ambleside. Had a great time. Some bits were a little steep but the view at the top was worth it! Definitely recommend this as you can walk from Ambleside centre...More

1  Thank Wong L
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

got a bit lost trying to find where to start from as Google maps took us well I don't know where but I would say best to start from white moss car park easy to find from there. we climbed to the top but can't...More

Thank Kirstie H
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Although the climb is not long, it is rather steep. There are many ways up, and most paths are easy to follow. I came up from Rydal cave, and then down towards Grasmere. It is a very popular walk, and often in the summer, very...More

1  Thank alisdair t
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great walk, beautiful views and well worth the climb. Suitable for children if stopping for breaks along the way.

Thank Jo N
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We started our walk from Chapel Stile, Elterwater, down through Deer Bolts wood on to Loughrigg Terrace, then walked up the path to Loughrigg fell. We'd never done this particular walk before so didn't know what to expect. The path started off ok, but it...More

Thank Manxtc69
Reviewed August 23, 2018

an easy introduction into climbing lake district peaks, lovely easy paths up from Skelworth bridge area, then you can come down into Elterwater for afternoon tea!

Thank Andrew P
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November 19, 2017|
Response from Julie K | 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?
October 23, 2017|
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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
Debra S
March 24, 2017|
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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.