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Orrest Head, Windermere

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For a family-friendly stroll with excellent views of Windermere and the southern lakes, walk to Orrest Head. This simple route requires no prior hiking experience, as you'll follow just one well-marked trail. The entire journey takes 45-60 minutes on foot from nearby Windermere. Be wary of the paths near the top of the trail, which may be steep for those with physical limitations. If you prefer to return by a different route, take the footpaths back to the village from the top. Using our world travel planner, Windermere attractions like Orrest Head can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Easy access - Gentle path or some short cuts. The last part is away from the path. Great views of Windermere and the further areas.  more »
  • perpect place if you are a nature lover. you get a mesmerizing view of lake with good sunlight and cozzy weather.  more »
  • Walked up the hill with 12 and 8 year old and young puppy. Simple walk easily accessible directly from the town. Took the route off Orrest Head away from town and discovered a lovely forrested area.  more »