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15 Short Walks in the Lake District: Windermere Ambleside and Grasmere

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£ 9.95

A great new book of short walks around Windermere, Ambleside and Grasmere from authors Jonathan and Lesley Williams.

Highlights include Dove Cottage and Rydal Mount (former homes of poet William Wordsworth); Hill Top (former home of children's author Beatrix Potter) and the beautiful lakes and tarns of Windermere, Grasmere, Rydal Water, Easedale Tarn, Loughrigg Tarn and Elter Water.

The guide includes easy-to-read Ordnance Survey maps and clear route descriptions, perfect if you're new to walking or are looking for something you can enjoy with the whole family. Details of local beauty spots and tasty refreshment stops are included, and most of the walks can be completed in under 3 hours.

Lower routes are suitable for nearly all abilities; however, suitable clothing and footwear are recommended for the higher hill walks.

The walks:

  • Walk 1 Bowness, Windermere and School Knott
  • Walk 2 Windermere, Orrest Head and Holehird Gardens
  • Walk 3 Near and Far Sawrey, and Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top
  • Walk 4 Windermere’s western shore and Wray Castle
  • Walk 5 Troutbeck village and upper valley
  • Walk 6 Wansfell, Troutbeck and Robin Lane
  • Walk 7 High and Low Sweden Bridges from Ambleside
  • Walk 8 Lily Tarn, Windermere view and Galava Roman Fort
  • Walk 9 Loughrigg from Ambleside
  • Walk 10 Ambleside to Elterwater
  • Walk 11 Elterwater and Red Bank
  • Walk 12 Dove Cottage, Grasmere and Rydal
  • Walk 13 Silver How from Grasmere
  • Walk 14 Easedale Tarn
  • Walk 15 Helm Crag – The Lion and the Lamb

First Edition. Published 17 Jan 2023.