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what a lovely place great views wear good boots and enjoy nicer if weather is good you really must... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2015
north west england
Surprising View!

Reasonable level fitness walk with a pleasant surprise view over Windermere. Can be enjoyed by all... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2015
Anne H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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“wansfell pike” (20 reviews)
“mortal man” (6 reviews)
“easy walk” (10 reviews)
Ambleside, England
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

what a lovely place great views wear good boots and enjoy nicer if weather is good you really must see it

Thank qualityspud
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Reasonable level fitness walk with a pleasant surprise view over Windermere. Can be enjoyed by all the family.

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Just with couple steps, you can enjoy better view. On the way to Jenkin Crag, there are lots of tall and unique trees. It's a big joy passing through the forest and then go to the top.

1  Thank Vicky T
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Although this is a great view (most in the Lake District are) there are better views just 100-200m further up the path! There are lots of rocks to sit on though, so it's a good place to stop for a rest!

Thank Nicky978
Reviewed 9 June 2015

There are no bad views in the Lake District. No bad walks or drives either. Even cloudy, drizzling days are great

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Quite a short walk ( round trip from Ambleside) with lovely fresh coffee and homemade biscuit at Low Wood Hotel)

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Stubbled into this on the walk from Ambleside up to Wansfell Pike. Great views of the lake and a fun little geocache if you're interested!

Thank Harriet272
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Fantastic View over the lake and a good anchor point to abseil down . great couple of hours. Nice steady walk up to the Cragg on proper paths and roads . Also sets you on your way to the fells

Thank Patrickwilkinson
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Living a relatively short distance away from Jenkin Crag we are able to walk up on a somewhat regular basis. It's a bit of a steep climb from the Ambleside direction but so well worth it for the stunning view over Windermere.

Thank Gillian L
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Passing by the crag, on our walk back to Ambleside, we stopped for the view - very nice and worth the stop, but not one of the greatest in the Lake District.

Thank Canar1
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Jess J
9 March 2017|
Response from William D | Reviewed this property |
There and back, probably an hour, you're never out of the trees.
25 November 2016|
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Response from William D | Reviewed this property |
Just below Ambleside (south) Lowfold Car Park, there are some free spaces at the back, there is a signpost off Old Lake Rd for Wansfell, Jenkin's Crag.