Easy Walks in The Lake District National Park

Located in Bowness-on-Windermere, our sophisticated 4 star hotel is the ideal base for hiking in the Lake District

Brant Fell Circular Walk

This is a relatively easy walk that takes you through scenic woodlands and along the shores of Lake Windermere. The trail starts just a short distance from our hotel making it a convenient option for guests. The trail is approximately 3 miles long and takes about 1.5 hours to complete. Although this is shorter than most, this walk is still a great way to see the areas natural beauty.

This route is suitable for all ages, as there are no steep inclines or difficult terrains to navigate. This is the perfect family-friendly option. However, you should wear sturdy walking shoes, as the trail can be muddy and slippery in places, depending on the time of the year. Along the way, you’ll see stunning views of Lake Windermere, so make sure to rest at one of the many pit stops, to take it all in.

Walking views Lake District
Walking views Lake District

Orrest Head Walk

The Orrest Head Walk is a popular hill route, offering panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. The trail is approximately 2.5 miles long winding its way up through Elleray Wood and taking roughly 1.5 hours to complete. Only being a 6-minute drive away, this trail is one to check out.

What makes this hill so popular is it’s easy to follow route, but ,there is a steeper ascent closer to the top of the fell. Because of this, we advise you wear walking shoes and bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. The trail is family-friendly, but it may not be suitable for very young children or anyone with mobility issues.


Tarn Hows

A Lake District favourite, Tarn Hows is a classic circular route, which shows some breath-taking views. Mountain scenery, atmospheric woodland and shimmering bodies of water, this trail has everything. The track comes in at only 1.8 miles long and should take roughly 1.5 hours to complete.

An optional detour to Tom Gill waterfall near the end of the walk extends this route distance to 2.4 miles. This trail is family-friendly and even suitable for mobility scooters. If needed, Trampers are available free through the National Trust.

Walking views Lake District

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