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“rydal water” (44 reviews)
“white moss” (10 reviews)
Grasmere, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely walk around Grasmere lake. nearly 4 miles around and very scenic. Made more beautiful on the day we walked because of snowfall. Great for bird watching and some lovely places to sit and relax to take in those wonderful views.

Thank Paula F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty flat and easy to walk around. Takes around 90 minutes max. Would also suggest doing the coffin route around both Rydal lake and Grasmere too. Either way, it’s a very beautiful and quiet walk.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely low level walk around Grasmere lake, takes about 1 hour 30 minutes if starting in the centre of Grasmere. You can also extend this walk with Rydal water if you'd like a longer walk

Thank Ericsson
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Never mind the Sea of Tranquility... Find tea, peace of mind and piece of cake Beside Grasmere Lake In "Faery Land" Where Rick will put the Tea In Tranquili-tea!

Thank TigerCameToTea
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Great Grasmere! What a lovely and sweet looking lake. So pretty and beautiful views!! Lots of spots for great photos! Thoroughly enjoyed the walk around the lake this evening with the family.

Thank Sang Hoe C
Reviewed 1 January 2018

The beauty of this lake and surrounding countryside should be viewed from both sides of the lake wether walking, cycling or by car. We love visiting here and Grasmere Village, our favourite place in the Lakes. The light and sunshine can provide a wonderful backdrop...More

Thank OldBear
Reviewed 6 December 2017

we woke up every morning and could see the lake the views where the best, we could walk from are the hotel to the lake and all the way round this is a lovely place .

Thank Jessetutty
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting for a nice circular walk. Start in Grasmere or at Rydal water car park. Path is well marked and flat. Suitable for all levels of walker!

Thank Andreea C
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Found a great, detailed circular walk around the lake on Google! We set off on what was said to be a 2-2.5 hour walk, starting from the church. The first part was walking through the town and up past the Wordsworth museum. At the top...More

Thank Always_Travelling117
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Well, the name of the route may not immediately appeal (but it’s better than “The Corpse Road”, which is what many locals call it). It was the track taken by coffin bearers in olden times, when corpses had to be taken from Ambleside or Rydal...More

1  Thank PJandSJ
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20 February 2017|
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Response from Steve6244 | Reviewed this property |
Yes most of the path is accessible. I remember we had to cross a shallow stream on the beach bit but if you're ok with that it will be ok. There is a path through some woods which was decking type but you may need to carry... More
18 May 2016|
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Response from Karen J | Reviewed this property |
The Vale Rydal circular cycle route is about 12 miles, Grassmere also suitable. Classed for mountain bikes as it does have areas of rougher terrain. The area has gates to open and allow access. Some areas are steep. And... More