The Lake District Sights

Orrest Head

  • Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

Published 08/30/2016

Fodor's Review

To escape the traffic and have a view of Windermere, set out on foot and follow the signs to the left of the Windermere Hotel to Orrest Head. The shady, uphill path winds through Elleray Wood, and after a 20-minute hike you arrive at a rocky little summit (784 feet) with a panoramic view that encompasses the Yorkshire fells, Morecambe Bay, and the beautiful Troutbeck Valley.

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Windermere, England

Published 08/30/2016

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