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“Great Sunset!”
Review of Orrest Head

Orrest Head
Ranked #2 of 32 things to do in Windermere
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 16 April 2014

The great place to view the sunset!!!
I just want to show-off the pictures I took there.
I followed the foot path to the top from the back of the hill, a weird path but exciting!
A more common way is to climb from the front side.

1  Thank Owen Y
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

A gentle climb some mud at the time but a stunning view when you reach the top. It is about 720 feet above sea level with a path to start with and then steps to the top. Worth the climb.

Thank Wally S
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Reviewed 13 April 2014

Great walk for novices like us. Fabulous views from top and don't necessarily have to take the same rout back down.

Thank TheCoys
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Reviewed 10 April 2014

This is a beautiful spot to climb up to and watch the fells around Lake Windermere and the lake itself.Its a somewhat hard climb if you are not used to climbing, but the views from the top are absolutely spectacular.There are some benches at the top to sit down and rest for a bit and take in the tranquil surroundings.This is the spot where Wainwright's fell journey began and one can see why he was so enamoured by Orrest Head.
It is an easily accessible spot too.You can park at the Lakeland or Windermere station car park and cross the road to begin your climb.It is signposted.Sturdy walking shoes would make your climb a lot easier.Do pack in a sandwich and a drink to savour at the top.

Thank Gl0balCitizen2013
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

Took my partner all around Windermere and my old stomping ground! It's a beautiful walk, for not a lot of effort, a continuous climb, but what a fantastic view if Lake Windermere and mountains from the top. we walked on down the back and all around the valley. Beautiful.

1  Thank Helvellyn2009
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