Walks in the Lake District

Buttermere Lakeside Walk

Buttermere Lakeside Walk

This walk around Buttermere lake (as opposed to Buttermere village – don’t get us started on mere/lake – we know!) was voted one of Britain’s Top 100 favourite walks in a poll in 2018 and is certainly one of the most beautiful and scenic walks in the Lake District. Not only does it have a […]

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Scafell Pike From Eskdale - via Pen

Circular Routes up Scafell Pike

At Walk up Scafell Pike, we’ve outlined all the walks up England’s highest mountain but what about the best circular walks? Here are a few suggestions of how you could combine the routes to form a satisfying circular walk. Scafell Pike via The Wasdale Path and Down via Lingmel While not the most famous horseshoe

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What are the Wainwright Hills?

The Wainwrights are the 214 hills described by Alfred Wainwright in his 7 volume Pictoral Guide to the Lake District fells. The list does not depend on height, merely on the premise that Wainwright deemed the hill worthy of a mention! The more we hear of nit-pickers who want to see if one mountain is

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Scafell Pike From Wasdale

This is the popular walk up Scafell Pike from Wastwater, and is the usual three peaks route up Scafell pike. It starts from the NT car park by Wastwater. This is the most popular route from Wasdale, but don’t let that make you complacent. The path becomes indistinct half way up and the final ascent

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Scafell Pike via Lingmell

This quieter route from Wasdale starts off on the same route as Scafell Pike from Wasdale routes before heading off uphill to Lingmell rather than following the throngs up the usual path. You can also start the walk from Wasdale Head, it’s even signposted at the start! 1 Start off from the National Trust Car

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