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Lancrigg - Wordsworths Woodland Walks

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Would love to visit again

Stopped in briefly during the daytime to change a nappy and had a drink - extremely helpful and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oliver M
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Lancrigg walking trial

A good walk, beautiful mountain scenery all the way. The trial right in front of a hotel. Very... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Lam T
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“helm crag”(7 reviews)
“short walk”(3 reviews)
“lovely walk”(3 reviews)
Helm crag woods is situated on the banks of Helm crag en-route to the summit. Access is non restricted via The Lancrigg. Epic English woodland with meandering paths . A favourite place of William Wordsworth . There is a Dorothy Wordsworth memorial...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Easedale Road | Lancrigg, Grasmere LA22 9QH, England
+44 15394 35317
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in briefly during the daytime to change a nappy and had a drink - extremely helpful and friendly staff and a stunning property and gardens. Would definitely recommend this detour on the way up (preferably back from) Easdale.

Thank Oliver M
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

A good walk, beautiful mountain scenery all the way. The trial right in front of a hotel. Very refreshing. If you only going to do a short walk just turn back once you get to the peak. Or else you will end up 8 more...More

Thank Lam T
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to start your walk to helm cragg, even better place to stop for well earned refreshments.

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely wooded area between the delightful Lancrigg hotel (great lunch or drink spot) and Helm Crag. Walk in the footsteps of Wordsworth.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Lovely walk to Lancrigg on a hot summers day, think we picked a particularly busy day as staff were working hard to meet the demands of customers. Carrot cake was amazing and homemade so give it a try.

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We were delighted the Lancrigg Hotel had opened a permissive path through its beautiful woodland grounds to access Helm Crag and the Fells beyond. When we had finished our long days walking, we returned to Lancrigg for a well deserved drink as it said walkers...More

Thank happyflowersgs
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Gorgeous views over the valley, lovely walk to the hotel and drinks on patio. Really worth the stroll from the village.

Thank Steph B
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

A lovely little woodland which I always find pleasant to walk through. I often see deer here and last time I saw a red squirrel.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

My family and I were living at the Lancrigg Hotel and Kitchen, which is situated at the beginning of the walks. I have to say that this is one of the best treks I have ever done. It goes through the little forest, and as...More

Thank RiddhiL3
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Recently came back this way through the wood on our return from helm crag and its a lovely little tranquil area with beautiful trees, ferns and bushes that were vibrant in colour. Really lovely walk back down and to plant more trees with reviews is...More

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