Best wild flowers trails in Ambleside, Cumbria

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Explore the most popular wild flowers trails near Ambleside with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of wild flowers trails in Ambleside, Cumbria
Top trails (62)
#1 - Loughrigg Fell Circular
Moss Rigg Wood
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 4 h 3 m
Enjoy this 12km trail around Loughrigg Fell, it's amazing park and nature all around. There are many activities and amazing views, a great place to disconnect and enjoy with friends and family. The route is suitable for dogs in some parts and there are great views of the lakes and surrounding mountains. The climb to the peak is not too hard and well worth the effort.Show more
#2 - Fairfield Horseshoe
Lake District National Park
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Length: 10.0 mi • Est. 6 h 17 m
Although some class this as mountaineering, it depends on the weather. On a fine summers day it could be classed as a long hike. It is one of the classic walks in the Lake District National Park, taking in the summits of Nab Scar, Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, High Pike and Low Pike. On good clear days the views are extensive. For anyone visiting the lakes for the first time and they are fit this is a must as from the summit of Fairfield you get a grandstand panorama.Show more
#3 - Langdale Pikes: Pavey Ark, Harrison Stickle and Pike Of Stickle
Lake District National Park
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 3 h 13 m
A great route taking in 3 of the Langdale Pikes - Pavey Ark, Harrison Stickle and Pike Of Stickle. Not very far in terms of distance, but a lot of up and down over rocky terrain.Show more
#4 - Stockghyll Force
Lake District National Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 37 m
This is a beautiful short walk up to a wonderful waterfall. Show more
#5 - Rydal Water Circular
Moss Rigg Wood
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 35 m
A circular walk from the village of Rydal in the Lake District, Cumbria. The walking route performs a loop around Rydal Water, a small lake covering an area of a third of a square kilometre. Rydal Water may be one of the smallest lakes in the Lake District, however what it lacks in size it more than makes up for in sheer beauty as it sits glistening at the foot of Loughrigg Fell. This area inspired much of Wordsworth's poetry and you will pass his former home. The lake is supplied and drained by the River Rothay, which flows from Grasmere upstream and towards Windermere downstream. You will enjoy beautiful woodlands, lakeside views and follow a stretch of the old coffin road plus Loughrigg Terrace, one of the most beautiful half-miles in lakeland. The walk includes a few climbs and descents throughout, with a couple of steep sections but nothing too long. The total ascent is only around 150 metres. If follows stretches of well-made stone paths and tracks for the most part. You will need to negotiate several gates and footbridges but there are no stiles. You will come across grazing sheep and there are two road crossings that need care.Show more
#6 - Lingmoor and Side Pike
Ambleside, Cumbria, England
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 4 h 46 m
The name Elterwater is shared by the lake and the village. Lingmoor is so named because of the 'Ling' or 'Heather' that adorns this fell. There are many easy routes to choose from. From the summit the Langdale Pikes can be seen in all their majesty, also Bowfell, Crinkle Crags and the Coniston Fells. The Brittania Inn has low ceilings and loads of creaky character. The Langdale Timeshare Estate was once a gunpowder factory opened in 1824 by local quarry owners, the Robinsons of Elterwater Hall. The works closed in 1920 and after a period of use as a caravan site was in 1981 converted to its present use.Show more
#7 - Helms Crag and Easedale Tarn
Lake District National Park
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 3 h 37 m
#8 - Elter Water and Loughrigg Tarn
Lake District National Park
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Length: 7.0 mi • Est. 3 h 59 m
Two loops, starting at The Talbot Bar, Skelwith Bridge Hotel.Show more
#9 - Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Stone Arthur
Lake District National Park
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 5 h 40 m
#10 - Hawkshead to Lake Windermere Circular Walk
Lake District National Park
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 4 h 24 m
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