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Address: Windermere, England
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Great walk

Climbed the hill - great fun. Happy sheep and cows. Good views of the Lakes, not far from Brendan Chase - a great wee B&B.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Lawrence, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The view at Orrest Head is one of the spots to enjoy while you are touring the Lake District, and Windermere especially.

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Thank buffalojim67
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Climbed the hill - great fun. Happy sheep and cows. Good views of the Lakes, not far from Brendan Chase - a great wee B&B.

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Thank Graeme L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are a walker don't miss this one great views over windermere weather permitting. New paths are a bonus for those with walking difficulties

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Thank paullawrance
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great little walk up here culminating in a super view over Windermere etc. This would be perfect for those with children and/or dogs or a lovely space to stop for a picnic having hiked up here.

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Thank Dawkins24
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The entrance to this walk us at the side of the Windermere hotel. Nice 20 minute walk to the top. Fantastic view of the lake and mountains.

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Thank justjewels2002
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked up to Orrest Head after being given a trail map which I am told you can get from the tourist information office. The walk is well sign posted with arrows and starts across the road from NatWest bank in Windermere. The path is pretty easy to negotiate with some more tricky shortcuts if you do want to cut... More 

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Thank Sparky19865
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A nice walk and a great view from the top. A few steps to climb as you get to the top so suitable walking shoes are advised though i did walk it in heeled boots :)

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Thank Loriholidays
Gods Own Country
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Walked to Orrest Head, walk starts from the side of The Windermere Hotel, a steady 30 minute walk, all up hill, but the views are fantastic

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Thank Yorkshirelas2
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely short walk with beautiful views from the top! The footpath makes it very easy to follow. Well worth the effort!!

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Thank SmithReayFamily
Windermere, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Jolly little walk the is accessible to all. New footpath just completed that makes the going even easier for the less hearty. 20 minutes up, 15 down - well worth it :-)

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