Proof that you don't need to go onto the high fells to discover the finest scenery. This selection of superb low level
walks leads you to a series of fine Lakeland viewpoints, including "Britain's
Favourite View" as voted for by viewers to the ITV program of the
A wonderful collection of lower level, medium length walks which are ideal for energetic families and those who don't want to go onto the high fells, or walk long distances. There are 10 wonderful Lake District walks of varying length
and difficulty, passing through a truly spectacular range of mountain scenery.
A5 size book, ideal for slipping into the rucksack
or car glove box.
Not available in the shops
Fully checked walks along popular tried
and tested routes.
Mix of easy and more strenuous routes.
Approx. size A5 145 x 105 mm
56 pages in black and white with colour
All walks "low level" - none exceeds
Walks include no fewer than 10 Lakes or tarns, stunning mountain views, and a visit to the highest single drop waterfall in the Lake District.
- Wastwater, "Britain's Favourite View". A wonderful low level walk including a section along the shore of Wastwater. Pick a fine calm day and the memory will live with you forever.
- Rydal Ramble. A wonderful circuit of Rydal Water, featuring stunning scenery and rich cultural heritage.
- Loughrigg, the wonderfully scenic fell between Ambleside and Grasmere. The route we take visits an old golf course, and features stunning views of Rydal Water. Grasmere and Elterwater.
- Greenside. A wonderful short walk into Lake District history, following in the footsteps of the Lead Miners of 150 years ago. Industrial heritage mixes with stunning views to bring you a unique walking experience.
- Skelwith and Colwith Force. A wonderful low level stroll beside the River Brathay. Two waterfalls, and the magnificent views of the Langdale Pikes are just 2 of the many joys that await on this superb family walk.
- Beacon Tarn. Lying to the South West of Coniston Water, and featuring superb views up the lake, this short stroll up to the iconic Beacon Tarn is a joy. The walk has links to Arthur Ransome's book "Swallows and Amazons", and features stunning views across the Coniston mountains.
- Catbells Terrace. Catbells is a popular fell overlooking Derwentwater, but for those that want to avoid the crowds and the climbing, yet enjoy the spectacular views, Catbells Terrace is ideal. Stunning lake views on the outward route, and a wonderful woodland walk on the return, make this super low level walk ideal for families.
- Lodore Falls and Ashness. Views of Catbells from across the water await those who take this short but adventurous walk. There is the wonderful cascade of Lodore Falls, an exciting scramble up the fellside, and the charmingl views from the iconic Ashness Bridge. A superb afternoon out.
- Dunnerdale. A peaceful valley walk following the course of the River Duddon and its tributaries down to the village of Seathwaite, one of two of that name. The scenery throughout this walk is simply superb.
- Buttermere and Scale Force. A family friendly stroll around Buttermere, with one or two surprises on the way, and magnificent scenery all around. There is then the option of walking along the shore of Crummock Water before swinging inland to visit the Scale Force, the longest single drop waterfall in the Lake District.