Lakeland Walking Breaks, walking breaks in the Lake District

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Short Walks around Bowness and Windermere


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Includes Wainwright's first walk, the ascent of Orrest Head, from where the cover picture is taken.

An ideal book for the those enjoying a break in the Windermere area. This selection of short walks centered on the towns of Bowness and Windermere, features 8 pleasant country strolls on the fells overlooking Windermere and is suitable for those who do not wish to take the high fells but want to experience the beauty of the magnificent Lake District Scenery.

  • A5 size book, ideal for slipping into the rucksack.
  • Easy to follow instructions, with maps and cultural notes. All instructions checked to ensure accuracy
  • Fully checked walks along popular tried and tested routes.
  • Mix of easy and more strenuous routes
  • 60 pages with colour photos, maps and colour cover.
  • Not available in any shop. buy online here

Walks Include

  • Orrest Head, by a very pleasant and unusual country route, although instructions for the shorter, more popular route are also included.
  • School Knott, a superb country walk with a viewpoint to rival that of Orrest Head
  • Post Knott and Brantfell, featuring stunning views and 100 year old stone seats. (They still work!!)
  • Claife Heights (2 routes, 1 including the village of Far Sawrey)
  • Latterbarrow via Moss Eccles and Wise Een Tarns
  • Cunsey via Windermere lakeshore, with return via Sawrey
  • Millerground and Queen Adelaides Hill a short but history laden stroll on the shore of Windermere, a mile north of Bowness

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The guides advertised on this page are sold by Jonathan Craig Guides, 36 Ghyll Road, Windermere. LA23 2LW

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