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The Old Man of Coniston Circular via Brown Pike, Buck Pike and Dow Crag - A wonderful walk with excellent panoramic views from many of the summits and down to Blind Tarn and Goat's Water below. Return through a bygone era in this part of the Lakes - copper mining. Read more

Orrest Head from Windermere - On a clear day, the ratio of views to effort put in probably cannot be beaten. Wainwright said "Orrest Head for many of us, is 'where we came in' - our first ascent in Lakeland, our first sight of mountains in tumultuous array across glittering waters, our awakening to beauty". Read more

The Calf from Bowderdale via West Fell - A circular walk from Bowderdale that follows a beck through Bowderdale on its way to the Calf in the Howgills, which offers wonderful panoramas of the Howgills and Lakeland Fells. Read more

The Gragareth, Great Coum and Crag Hill Horseshoe from Leck Fell House - A circular walk in the Yorkshire Dales from Leck Fell House via Gragareth, Great Coum and Crag Hill, offering great views of the Dales and the Lakeland Fells. Read more

Most popular walks
Elterwater, Skelwith Force and Colwith Force from Elterwater - Pass Elterwater and Skelwith Force to reach the café at Skelwith Bridge. Continue on to Colwith Force, another delightful waterfall in some secluded woods and then on to the much photographed Slater Bridge. Read more

Rydal Water and Grasmere Water from Rydal - One of the most popular walks in the Lake District! A circular around Rydal Water and Grasmere with many cafés enroute through Grasmere. Read more

The Old Man of Coniston Circular via Brown Pike, Buck Pike and Dow Crag - A wonderful walk with excellent panoramic views from many of the summits and down to Blind Tarn and Goat's Water below. Return through a bygone era in this part of the Lakes - copper mining. Read more

Orrest Head from Windermere - On a clear day, the ratio of views to effort put in probably cannot be beaten. Wainwright said "Orrest Head for many of us, is 'where we came in' - our first ascent in Lakeland, our first sight of mountains in tumultuous array across glittering waters, our awakening to beauty". Read more

Towns and Villages
Find out about the towns and villages in the Cumbria area.

Discover interesting facts about how the place got its name, its historical significance, famous residents and much more.

Each page includes pictures of significant landmarks and places of interest.

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