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Such a lovely walk and especially on a clear day! Takes about 1 hour to go all the way around, plus... read more

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Lake District, United Kingdom
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Fairy steps / Wheatsheaf beetham

Followed google that put us in a housing estate, no parking on the road so parked in the wheatsheaf... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2019
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All reviews lovely walk park the car well worth the effort lots of history woods touching field wheatsheaf legend path route trees picnic
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely walk and especially on a clear day! Takes about 1 hour to go all the way around, plus there’s many opportunities for photos or a picnic on top of the steps. You can park in the church car park and walk up...More

Date of experience: January 2019
14  Thank kaitss_xox
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Followed google that put us in a housing estate, no parking on the road so parked in the wheatsheaf car park as we intended to stop on the way back for some food. We were directed up church lane just past the houses on the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Like most first time visitors to the Fairy Steps we followed Google maps which took us to a quiet private housing development but a very kind lady pointed us in the right direction. Once we found the route it was a lovely pleasant walk through...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David_T_Mc
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Whether you walk from nearby or take a hike over from Arnside, the fairy steps are still fantastic and fascinating. The walk isn't too strenuous and it's not overly busy, so you can definitely enjoy it. With the history linked to this place then it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ropentastones
Reviewed 27 September 2018

First time visiting the Fairy Steps, we parked in the village and walked to the Fairy Steps, through the village and turned left, had to ask first and was directed through a field, and from then followed the signs. It was a stead walk over...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank robert2463
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Been going for years. Estate have recently felled many trees and fenced the path. It’s like walking down a narrow corridor to get to the top of the steps. The open ground is also partly fenced off so less space than there was. Still good...More

Date of experience: January 2018
5  Thank andrewgR5375SJ
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely walk with lots of history attached, amazing views and lots of fun as you try to get through without touching the sides!!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank dairycrest3Wigan
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We had to park the car near a farm then follow the signs its about one & half mile hike. Not good for wheelchair as its quite a rocky climb and through a field first. Not good if the weather is wet as it can...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 884lindan
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

A great area to explore! Found it a little tricky to find a parking spot but ended up getting a place by the side of the road in Slackhead, near Beetham. A short walk to a sign post which directs to the Fairy Steps. It...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Alderado
Reviewed 15 July 2017

we had seen this on trip adviser ,and although we have been to Arnside before we did not know about this place . Interesting story about the dead been taken this way from one village to another .More recent seems the fairy "story" about it...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Mike C
17 April 2017|
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Response from David D | Reviewed this property |
If you are using a car, from Milnthorpe, turn westwards at the traffic lights and go along Park Road. After about a mile, just past the Ship Inn, take a left turn up Storth Road and go through Storth village. Keep on... More
Kim B
27 April 2016|
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Response from David D | Reviewed this property |
Yes,, even on Christmas Day!