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Morning walk with great views

Lovely morning walk with great views. Lots of sheep and wildlife. Could see the whole of lake... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul S
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Manageable walk, great views from the top. Very peaceful and breathtaking scenery. Highly enjoyable.

I would thoroughly recommend the walk up through the woods to this viewpoint. Wear walking boots as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Bowness-on-Windermere, England
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 February 2014 via mobile

Nice easy walk which only takes about 30 mins with a couple of nice places to stop. A word of warning, the final ascent is up a grassy hill and if your partner is wearing 'Ugg' boots she's likely to slip about 8 times and...More

6  Thank Wigchris
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

This walk is easy to find at the top of Brantfell Road. The first part of the walk is uphill naturally, but is fine for most able-bodied people, not too strenuous. The walk is well signposted at the beginning but once you are nearing the...More

2  Thank Graham_Anita
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All reviews well worth the effort steep walk lovely walk worth the climb walking boots rewarding views circular route marked paths kendal road the royal oak pub walk takes up hill views of lake windermere brilliant views great morning sunny day knotts
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely morning walk with great views. Lots of sheep and wildlife. Could see the whole of lake Windermere

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would thoroughly recommend the walk up through the woods to this viewpoint. Wear walking boots as it can be a bit muddy, uneven and there is some sheep poo :) We were lucky and had a clear, sunny day (setting off at about 11.30am),...More

Thank SarahD1991
Reviewed 1 September 2018

A pleasant and easy little walk that's within easy reach of Bowness and at the top of a 30 minute climb, great views of Lake Windermere.

Thank Will_Jo_and_Bounce
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice walk that takes you from the centre of Bowness to the top of the fell. It’s steep in places so not suitable for the infirm, but can still be done by most people. Great views over Windermere and towards Barrow...More

1  Thank Cris T
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Easy walk about one hour up n down. In heart of bowness with great fell and lake views. Recommended for all.

Thank 66JaniceA
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Staying at a nearby B&B, this was one of 6 walks they recommended in the area. We set off with instructions, water and walking sticks! A gentle walk on the road to start with, followed by a track and through a kissing gate. The climb...More

Thank helenh567
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Well work the walk 360 views beautiful. It is steep and will take about 20 mins but once there it is outstanding

Thank Lesley W
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Well worth the walk. It is not at all difficult and would take less than 30 minutes from the centre of Bowness. The only steep part is walking up the road from the Main Street in the village,after that it is much easier. The views...More

Thank Audrey S
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

A nice little walk not far from the centre of Bowness with an amazing view at the end. If you get the opportunity, I'd definitely recommend this walk. Plus, if it's a nice day, take a picnic!

Thank Natasha O
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Fifteen to twenty minutes effort takes you from the centre of Bowness and up Brantfell Road to this wonderful viewpoint from which you can see almost all of Windermere. There is a whole network of paths heading off in various directions as you make your...More

1  Thank ScotlandAliH
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8 March 2016|
Response from b56c |
You couldn't get to the top of the fell with any kind of pram. It's very steep and I don't think some could manage it on foot.