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After doing some of the more strenous walks around Grasmere we opted for an early morning walk around Thirlmere lake and the wall walk up behind the village. Not many other walkers on the trail and a pleasant 8.5 km morning exercise.
We had done lots of big climbs and our legs were aching so opted for a gentle walk. Thirlmere was beautiful and peaceful. We were able to get down to the water as well as walk through the trees. We came back along the fell...More
Beautiful lake. The council have been very busy repairing the road after it disappeared during the floods. It's only reopened last week and they've made a fab job of it. Cut back lots of trees to open it up and you can see the lake...More
We have visited Thirlmere many times and it never fails to impress.
Sometimes we park at Steel End, other times at Armboth but either lead onto the lakeshore and superb walks and views of the lake and the stunning fells around it.
On our most...More
Drove down the east side of the reservoir but didn't find anywhere to stop we liked so drove down the quieter east side, and glad we did. Stopped at car park at armboth, right on the shore. Had the place to ourselves except for a...More