Walks in Cumbria

Walks listed by county

Castle Crag (from Rosthwaite)

Just too small to be a mountain, but challenging enough for an afternoon. Don't miss these views over Borrowdale.

Elterwater, Colwith Force and Skelwith Force

One of Lakeland's prettiest lakes and villages, two impressive waterfalls - and Little Langdale.

Grasmere and Rydal Water

A popular Lakeland village, memories of William Wordsworth and Rydal Water and Grasmere lakes.

Helvellyn (from Patterdale)

From the beauty of Grizedale, the path rises steadily to the awesome challenge of Striding Edge. It's easy after than!

Scafell Pike from Seathwaite Farm

A challenging, but achievable route up England's highest mountain. The views are worth it.


Scafell via Eskdale and Burnmoor Tarn

Climb from the beauty of Eskdale to the challenging heights of England's 2nd highest mountain.

Skiddaw from Keswick

Strating from Keswick town, this route skirts Latrigg's lower slopes and heads straight for Skiddaw summit, passing Little Man on the way.

Stanley Force, Eskdale & Boot

A walk through woodland to a fine waterfall with a return route through beautiful Eskdale.

Tarn Hows from Coniston via Low Yewdale

Starting from Coniston, walk alongside Yewdale Beck, through woodland to the incomparable Tarn Hows.

The Old Man of Coniston via Goats Hause

Climb to the top of the peak that dominates Coniston and return to the village to celebrate your achievement.