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20 Yorkshire Walks with only one map OL21

Kindle book - My Lanzarote. 10 walks and a personal view

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20 Walks in the Yorkshire Dales with only one map OL2

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 Lake District Walks

There are some spectacular walks in the Lake District. This is England's largest National Park covering around 885 square miles. It includes Scafell Pike – England’s highest mountain and Wastwater - its deepest lake.

I have heard it described as “Switzerland in miniature” which might be stretching things a bit but it is an area of tremendous scenic beauty.

Its location on the north west coast of England, coupled with its mountainous geography, means it is subject to high rainfall and Seathwaite in Borrowdale is the wettest inhabited place in England.

The area has strong associations with the early 19th century poetry and writings of William Wordsworth and the Lake Poets.

Lake District walks provide perhaps the most dramatic walking in England but this brings with it a need for respect for the terrain and weather which can do unexpected things. I have suffered hailstorms in July at altitude!

Lake District Reading List

Scroll down to see Lake District walks.

Lake District Walks With "Traffic Light" Rating

For an explanation of the "traffic light "rating see My Walks page.

Each symbol = 2˝ miles

The start point for all walks can be located on Google Maps. Click here.

A slide show of photos from the  walks marked with * feature on a slide show on YouTube - click the logo below.


Allen Crags and Glaramara *
Black Combe
Coniston Old Man and Wetherlam
Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell
Fairfield Horseshoe *
Gowbarrow Fell and Aira Force
Great Dodd and Clough Head
Grisedale Pike
Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike
High Street and Kidsty Pike
Kentmere Pike and Harter Fell from Longsleddale
Langdale Pikes
Place Fell *
Red Pike and High Stile
Scafell Pike From Wasdale Head *
Sharp Edge and Blencathra *
Striding Edge and Helvellyn *
Uldale Fells

If you need to buy any hiking equipment/clothing before your trip see the Hiking Store

All information on this site is given in good faith and no liability is accepted in respect of any damage, loss or injury which might result from acting on it.