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Spectacular Drive

The road between Windermere and Ullswater Lake is superb, stunning views of the Valleys from high... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
gingertrucker
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Spectacular scenery

Tremendous view on road between Windermere and Ullswater reminiscent of Glencoe, with steep... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
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10 May 2018
“Wider and higher than other lake District passes open to vehicles”
8 Jul 2017
“Spectacular Drive”
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

The Kirkstone pass sits on the A 592 between Windermere and Patterdale it is regularly closed during winter. The views are not as great as say Hardknott but it is an interesting drive and provides access for walkers to the surrounding fells.

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The road between Windermere and Ullswater Lake is superb, stunning views of the Valleys from high up in the hills. Great fun to drive to with steepish, winding roads!! A motorists delight!! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Tremendous view on road between Windermere and Ullswater reminiscent of Glencoe, with steep treeless mountains either side of the pass. Great scenery travelling either direction.

Thank MadDocNI
Reviewed 3 January 2017

In our opinion, the Kirkstone Mountain Pass (A592) is best tackled from Ambleside to Patterdale (you can also start it from outside Windermere but that is a tamer option which misses out 'The Struggle'). Taking this route provides better lake views towards the end of...More

Thank mikeedeedee
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Great views, easy drive, worth the visit, start the pass from Windermere rather than Ambleside, you won't be disappointed

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Kirkstone Pass is the highest pass in the Lake District that is open to motor vehicles. At 776 meters above sea level and located on the road from Ambleside to Patterdale, it offers spectacular views of the Lake District. On a clear day, you will...More

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