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Address: Windermere, England
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Beautiful View

Highly recommend this walk. Nice and gentle with a choice of paths. Stunning views of the lake and fells when you get to the top.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Sal N Dunc A
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommend this walk. Nice and gentle with a choice of paths. Stunning views of the lake and fells when you get to the top.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little walk and sign postage everywhere so no need for a map. Great views when you get to the top - you could sit there all day! The pictures added say it all!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the effort. A little steep in places but once you get to the top the views are breath taking. Would definitely recommend this as a free & fun activity

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The uphill walk from town center did not take long, and was not strenuous. Take a light jacket if windy. Views in any direction are picture-worthy.... mountains, farms, and the lake.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the short walk to some truly stunning views. Wish we had taken a flask as you just want to sit back and take in the surroundings. Definitely a must see if you are in Windermere

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I wanted to hike but we did not have proper hiking gear. So we googled where to hike and Orrest Head was not that difficult to hike. After we reached the summit, we could see Lake Windermere from above. The view was magnificent! Anyone who is around Windermere should go to this place.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You really need a fairly sunny day for this short climb, well-marked just left of the Windermere Station, and across the road on the opp side. There are 3 small roads merging - and the way up is the left one of the 3. Stick to the tarmac and small signs; the track winds its way up the hillside. There... More 

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must if you're in Windermere. A fab walk with stunning views. Breathtaking, especially with the snow on the hills.

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Thank Alijay1970
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family including small kids climbed to the top of Orrest Head at the end of the afternoon of one day at the end of Autumn. It was a sunny day. The view of the lake at sunset with golden light of sun spreading across the hills and the lake made us think we were somewhere in Eden. Eventhough it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a must see ! The view is amazing and is only 15-20 min walking for train station/ visitor info point .

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