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Name enclircling yellow arrowWindermere Way


66 km / 41 miles
A route around Lake Windermere, taking in Ferry House, Lakeside, Bowness Bay and Bowness, with good vantage points achieved. Through use of the various public transport facilities available, namely bus, ferry and steamer, it is possible to complete the Way via a series of short walks.

Waymarking is underway.


Waymark: Name enclircling yellow arrow
Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: Name enclircling yellow arrow
Attributes: Very Challenging
Start and Finish: SD400968 - Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2003
Web Sites: Windermere Way : route

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Windermere Way : map and guide  (Windermere Way  - 2003 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 90, 96, 97
OS Landranger Active 90, 96, 97
OS Explorer 7
OS Explorer Active 7

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Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

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20 km
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20 km
Hostel Accommodation
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33 km
Hostel Accommodation
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37 km

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Route Profile:

65.6 km (40.8 miles)
2,393 m (7,851 ft) ascent
455 m (1,493 ft)  maximum height

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