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Walking Route


The final day is a touristy ramble. In an area famous for its connections with Wordsworth, Coleridge and De Quincey it's easy to see what fired their imaginations with a walk through the trees and by the flashing waters of Grasmere and Rydal Water. It is the perfect way to chill out and put into perspective the sights so far.

Before setting off please make sure you plot the suggested route on OS maps and pack a compass. They are essential for a safe, enjoyable day in the hills!

Walk Route: Grasmere - Ambleside

Duration: 3 - 4 hours

Miles: 6

Detailed route information
Time/Effort 2 out of 5
Navigation 1 out of 5
Technicality 1 out of 5
Height gain/loss (metres) 230
OS map OS Explorer OL6 & OL7, Landranger 90



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Map reference: NY 322068  Lat: 54.45240 Long: -3.04657