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The fells just west of Ambleside are gentler than the higher fells and offer a good introduction to those new to the Lake District.

Day 2 of Cicerones Tour of the Lake District

Walk Route: Ambleside - Elterwater

  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours
  • Miles: 5
 

As the A591 winds its way north from Ambleside to Keswick it passes close to the shores of Rydal Water and Grasmere offering glimpses of these two beautiful lakes.

Walk Route: Ambleside - Grasmere

  • Duration: 3 - 4 hours
  • Miles: 4
 

The great peaks of Wetherlam, Crinkle Crags, Bowfell and the Langdale Pikes rise up like a fortress wall and fill the skyline with dark craggy crests.

Day 1 of Jennings Adventure Ale Trail - Rydal

Walk Route: Ambleside - Elterwater

  • Duration: 8 - 9 hours
  • Miles: 14
 

It's time to leave the Queens Hotel but day two is really quiet and restful taking in the old lanes and bridleways which weave in and out of all the interesting corners of Rydal, Grasmere, Loughrigg, Skelwith Bridge and Elterwater.

Day 2 of Jennings Adventure Ale Trail - Ambleside

Walk Route: Ambleside - Elterwater

  • Duration: 4 - 5 hours
  • Miles: 7
 

The Fairfield Horseshoe is probably the most famous of the classic Lake District rounds - this classic walk takes in all the peaks that surround Rydal.

  • Duration: 5 - 6 hours
  • Miles: 11
 

Cutting deeply into the hills on the northern side of Ambleside, the wild and lonely valley of Scandale is a real surprise.

Walk Route: Ambleside - Sweden Bridge - Ambleside

  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours
  • Miles: 3
 

Discover the much loved, inspirational scenery of the central lakes with time to sit back and reflect with a pint of Jennings Real Ale!

Walk Route: Ambleside - Elterwater - Grasmere - Ambleside

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Miles: 30
 

You don't have to climb to the top of the highest peaks to experience the magical mixture of mountain and water that makes the Lake District so special.

Walk Route: Ambleside - Lily Tarn - Todd Crag - Ambleside

  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours
  • Miles: 3
 

Loughrigg Fell might not be the biggest peak in the Lake District but standing by the summit trig point you would hardy guess this.

  • Duration: 3 - 4 hours
  • Miles: 6
 

Secretly tucked away behind Ambleside is the high valley of Scandale.

  • Duration: 5 - 6 hours
  • Miles: 8
 

The triangle of fells sandwiched between Ambleside and Troutbeck terminates at the diminutive summit of Wansfell Pike.

  • Duration: 4 - 5 hours
  • Miles: 6
 

Day 1 of Jennings Adventure Ale Trail - Grasmere

Walk Route: Grasmere - Elterwater

  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Miles: 8
 

Day 2 of Jennings Adventure Ale Trail - Helvellyn

Walk Route: Grasmere - Borrowdale

  • Duration: 5 - 6 hours
  • Miles: 9
 

Day 3 of Jennings Adventure Ale Trail - Rydal

Walk Route: Grasmere - Ambleside

  • Duration: 3 - 4 hours
  • Miles: 6
 

Day 4 of Jennings Adventure Ale Trail - Ambleside

Walk Route: Grasmere - Ullswater

  • Duration: 5 - 6 hours
  • Miles: 8
 

Day 11 of Cicerones Tour of the Lake District

Walk Route: Grasmere - Patterdale

  • Duration: 3 - 4 hours
  • Miles: 8
 
 

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