Walks near Ambleside

Ambleside is a small town ideally situated in the heart of the Lakes, with many outdoor gear shops and a variety of accommodation it is deservedly popular with walkers.

If you need accommodation we have details of 99 properties offering rooms near Ambleside.

NameRating
Whitbarrow Scar and Lord's Seat 
Hard Knott Roman Fort *
Launchy Gill *
Allan Bank Woodland Walk *
Little Mell Fell *
Stockghyll Force - Ambleside *
Harrop Tarn above Thirlmere *
Cockshot Point stroll from Bowness on Windermere *
Blea Tarn above Langdale *
A stroll around Tarn Hows  *
Low and High Dam, Finsthwaite *
A very short walk to Hard Knott and Border End *
Brant Fell above Bowness-on-Windermere *
Great Mell Fell *
Red Bank from White Moss near Ambleside *
Raven Crag, Castle Crag and The Benn *
Hugil Fell and Reston Scar above Staveley *
A Scout Scar Amble *
Lanty's Tarn, Keldas, and Patterdale Circular *
Orrest Head - the view that changed a young man's life *
Harrop Forest Circular *
Great How *
High Sweden Bridge Circular *
An Ambleside Waterfalls Wander - Stockghyll Force and Blue Hill Wood *
Lily Tarn above Ambleside *
Greenside Mine and Glenridding Beck Circular Stroll *
An Elterwater Stroll *
A circuit of Grasmere *
Carron Crag  *
Easedale Tarn *
Grasmere and Rydal Water *
Red Screes from Kirkstone Pass **
Grisedale Tarn **
Great Carrs and Grey Friar **
Loughrigg Fell from White Moss **
Glenridding Dodd **
Silver How **
Aira Force and Gowbarrow Fell **
The Old Man of Coniston **
Alcock Tarn **
A visit to Cathedral Cavern from Tilberthwaite **
Beda Fell from Martindale **
Birk Crag, Harrop Tarn and Blea Tarn **
Helm Crag **
Loughrigg Fell from Rydal **
High Tove and Armboth Fell from Thirlmere **
Latterbarrow from Hawkshead **
Coppermines Valley above Coniston **
Wansfell, and Wansfell Pike **
Around Hayeswater Reservoir **
Nab Scar and Alcock Tarn **
Moss Eccles Tarn and Claife Heights  **
Sour Howes and Sallows **
High Rigg, Naddle Fell, and Wren Crag **
Tarn Hows from Coniston **
Loughrigg Fell from Ambleside **
Loughrigg Tarn **
Troutbeck Tongue **
Waterfalls and the Cathedral Cavern, from Elterwater **
Cold Pike and Pike of Blisco ***
Lingmoor Fell and Side Pike ***
Harter Fell (Eskdale) ***
Seat Sandal ***
A visit to Place Fell overlooking Ullswater ***
Steel Edge and Wetherlam Edge, from Tilberthwaite ***
Birks and Arnison Crag ***
The Old Man of Coniston, from Coniston village ***
Glenridding Dodd, Heron Pike and Sheffield Pike ***
A short walk to Hart Side from Park Brow ***
Dow Crag and Goats Water ***
Wansfell Pike, Troutbeck, and Skelghyll Wood ***
Walna Scar, White Maiden, White Pike, with a visit to Blind Tarn ***
Grey Crag, Harrop Pike, and Tarn Crag above Longsleddale ***
Brock Crags and Angletarn Pikes circular walk from Hartsop ***
Stone Arthur, Great Rigg, Heron Pike and Nab Scar ***
Easedale Tarn, Codale Tarn, and Tarn Crag ***
Tarn Hows, Black Fell, Holme Fell ***
Lanty's Tarn, Birkhouse Moor, Red Tarn, Catstycam  ***
Cumbria Way - Coniston to Dungeon Ghyll ***
The Langdale Pikes: Pavey Ark, Thunacar Knott, Pike of Stickle, Harrison Stickle ****
Pasture Beck Round, from Hartsop ****
The Dovedale Round: Hartsop above How, Hart Crag, High Hartsop Dodd ****
Place Fell and a stroll alongside Ullswater  ****
Wetherlam, via Lad Stones ridge and Black Sails ****
High Raise, Sergeant Man, and Blea Rigg from Langdale ****
Crinkle Crags ****
Bowfell, via Worneyside Force, Hell Gill, and the Great Slab ****
White Side and Raise, from Glenridding ****
Steel Fell, Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag ****
Red Screes and Middle Dodd from Ambleside ****
A Fusedale Round: Steel Knotts, Loadpot Hill, Arthur's Pike, Bonscale Pike ****
Rest Dodd and The Nab ****
St Sunday Crag and Grisedale Tarn  ****
Rossett Pike, Angle Tarn, Esk Pike and Bowfell ****
The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How, Wetherlam ****
Cumbria Way - Dungeon Ghyll to Keswick ****
Helvellyn, The Classic Ridges of Striding and Swirral Edge *****
The Fairfield Horseshoe *****
A Journey from Dungeon Ghyll over the Fells to Ambleside *****
The Dodds and Clough Head, via Sticks Pass and St John's in the Vale *****


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