For a family-friendly stroll with excellent views of Windermere and the southern lakes, walk to Orrest Head. This simple route requires no prior hiking experience, as you'll follow just one well-marked trail. The entire journey takes 45-60 minutes on foot from nearby Windermere. Be wary of the paths near the top of the trail, which may be steep for those with physical limitations. If you prefer to return by a different route, take the footpaths back to the village from the top. Make Orrest Head a centerpiece of your Windermere vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Windermere tour itinerary planning app.
Orrest Head Reviews
I am not a walker at all... But I managed it and it was well worth the walk. Its not toucj of a journey and the views on the way up, small little water features are stunning. Deffo a hidden jem, you..... more »
Visited here on a break with my wife to the lakes. Walk up to the summit is well sign posted and is definitely worth the effort to get to the top. The day we visited the weather was raining so the..... more »
Fantastic views, good walk to get to them.
One of the best medium hiking I’ve tried. An amazing view from the top of the mountain which feels really worth the journey. There is chair to relax and enjoy the charming clean atmosphere up the Orrest Head. I need to come back again soon ❤️❤️
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