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Small Hill, Amazing Views

Visited on a sunny September da. A great walk with amazing views at every turn. Started from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
What a view.

The view from the hotel is exceptional, but before our circumstances changed e.g disability we have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a sunny September da. A great walk with amazing views at every turn. Started from Ambleside and walk round to Loughrigg Tarn before climbing up the steep stream / small waterfall to the summit. Spectacular views from the top before returning via Rydal.

Thank MancPaul
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view from the hotel is exceptional, but before our circumstances changed e.g disability we have walked it.

Thank timhilton224
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went via Loughrigg Fell to Grasmere and looped round via Rydal Water back to Ambleside. Had a great time. Some bits were a little steep but the view at the top was worth it! Definitely recommend this as you can walk from Ambleside centre...More

Thank Wong L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

got a bit lost trying to find where to start from as Google maps took us well I don't know where but I would say best to start from white moss car park easy to find from there. we climbed to the top but can't...More

Thank Kirstie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the climb is not long, it is rather steep. There are many ways up, and most paths are easy to follow. I came up from Rydal cave, and then down towards Grasmere. It is a very popular walk, and often in the summer, very...More

Thank alisdair t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great walk, beautiful views and well worth the climb. Suitable for children if stopping for breaks along the way.

Thank Jo N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started our walk from Chapel Stile, Elterwater, down through Deer Bolts wood on to Loughrigg Terrace, then walked up the path to Loughrigg fell. We'd never done this particular walk before so didn't know what to expect. The path started off ok, but it...More

Thank Manxtc69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

an easy introduction into climbing lake district peaks, lovely easy paths up from Skelworth bridge area, then you can come down into Elterwater for afternoon tea!

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My other half has walked to the top of this fell by the park in Ambleside. I have skirted along the bottom on our circuit from Ambleside to Grasmere (the higher path route which goes past the cave). Stop for lunch then Grasmere to Ambleside...More

Thank A1M2G
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Great little walk, and great views back towards Ambleside and Lake Windermere at the top, also tied in Rydal Cave which was great to escape the little rain shower and eat our sandwiches.

Thank ChrisSlater21
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19 November 2017|
Response from Julie K | Reviewed this property |
All the car parks! Best route is through the park and up the fell, we did this route, see link. Look at Walklakes website for a relatively easy route up to summit, 3hours, 6 miles?
24 October 2017|
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Response from Bittlenutuck | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be difficult to get lost around Rydal Water and Grasmere. Park at White Moss Car Park or one of the other public car parks on the A591 and then follow the footpaths around the lake. I'm sure the kids would... More
Debra S
24 March 2017|
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Response from William D | Reviewed this property |
Hello, sorry I've not come back sooner, as regards the 79 year old, I would say not suitable, to be honest there are no easy routes and it's quite a steep climb. Best not to put yourself in any danger.