The Derwentwater Walk

A scenic 10 mile waymarked walk around Derwentwater, Queen of the Lakes.

On flat and easy paths, the walk passes through ancient woodlands and along the shores of the lake. The scenery is stunning, with perfect picnic stops and cafes and restaurants en-route.

Route amendments due to path closure

Please follow points 9 and 10 as below in place of those in the in the downloadable route -

9.  Cross the road here with care and turn right onto a rocky footpath which winds through the woodland separated from the road by a stone wall. When you see the Lodore Falls Hotel ahead follow the path down to the road.

10. Turn left into the road. Cross the road and proceed in front of the Lodore Falls Hotel taking care where there is no footpath. After the hotel rejoin the roadside path. Continue for 200m to a gate and stile on your right leading to a broad track signposted to Manesty. 

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