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Grasmere to Ambleside is a 6 mile point-to-point trail located near Glasmere, Cumbria, England that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.

Length 6.0 mi Elevation gain 1,250 ft Route type Point to Point
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This walk is a great day out for all the family; it is linear walk and can be accessed by bus from Ambleside. The 555 bus runs every hour. Grasmere most eminent resident was, of course, William Wordsworth; he lived at several houses in the area eventually ending his days at Rydal Mount where he lived for the last 38 years of his life. His most famous home was Dove Cottage in Grasmere. It is said by the academics it was whilst he lived here that he produced his best work. The walk leaves the village along the road leading to Red Bank after a short time the path leads down to the lake shore, the short walk along the side of the lake is a delight with a number of places to perhaps have a picnic. The track now takes you to the beautiful stretch of water called Loughrigg Tarn. In the summer months, there is a carpet of water lilies. The views across the Tarn are of the Langdale Pikes, considered to be one of the best views of the mountains. From the Tarn the track heads for our destination Ambleside.

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scott pearshouse
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Feet a little sore from yesterday so a nice scenic trek and great for a rainy day

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Mark Elvin
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Great Trail. We took the 555 open top bus from Bowness to Grassmere then walked along the south shores of Grassmere and Rydal water. Upon reaching Rydal we turned right to follow the river Rothay all the way back to Ambleside and then the boat back to Bowness..£12.90 each for combined boat and bus ticket -a great day out will definitely do again

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Clive Bates
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Bit hilly in places and some difficult going. Lovely walk with some good vies of Grassmere and Rydal Water.

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Tom Hindmarch
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Andrew Robbins
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Emily Ashcroft
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Jason Michael Frerich
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Angela Lennon
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