27 easy to follow circular walk route maps of all grades in The Far Eastern Fells of The Lake District

Twenty-seven easy to follow, hand-crafted walks including routes from Ambleside, Brothers Water, Christy Bridge, Glenridding, Howtown, Mardale Head, Patterdale, Stockdale & Troutbeck that climb the Angletarn Pikes, High Street (the highest point), Place Fell, Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa), Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) & Wansfell Pike amongst many others. More details about each walk can be found below the map.

The Far Eastern Fells of The Lake District National Park is enclosed by Ullswater to the North West, The Kirkstone Pass and Ambleside to the West, and an imaginary line from Ambleside through Troutbeck, Kentmere and Sadgill to the Eastern tip of Haweswater Reservoir and then North to Pooley Bridge.

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Twenty-seven easy-to-follow circular walk route maps of all grades in The Far Eastern Fells of The Lake District in Walk Grade Order

Scroll down the list of walks below & click on each walk title (in blue) to locate it on the map above.


See this list of walks, routes & maps in:

Grade Order | Length Order | Time Order | Walk Number or Start Location Order
NB. To reverse (toggle) this order, click Grade Order again


Walk 1 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk c227 Martindale from Howtown

Quiet valley walk on the shores of Ullswater

Vital Statistics:

Length:5 miles (8 km)
Ascent:912 ft (278 m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c138 Brothers Water from Patterdale

Lovely valley stroll

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.5 miles (10.5 km)
Ascent:643 ft (196 m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c125 Hallin Fell from Howtown

Superb views of Ullswater

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75 miles (7.5 km)
Ascent:1,292 ft (394 m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c349 Sour Howes and Sallows from Troutbeck

Two less well known (& quieter) 'Wainwrights'

Vital Statistics:

Length:5 miles (8 km)
Ascent:1,582 ft (482 m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 5 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk c316 Troutbeck Tongue from Troutbeck

Magnificent views

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.25 miles (13 km)
Ascent:1,421 ft (433 m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head

An easy scramble to unsurpassed views

Vital Statistics:

Length:6 miles (9.5 km)
Ascent:2,202 ft (671 m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c177 Baystones and Wansfell Pike from Ambleside

Popular Ambleside 'quickie'

Vital Statistics:

Length:6 miles (9.5 km)
Ascent:2,192 ft (668 m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c283 Arthur's Pike and Loadpot Hill from Howtown

One of the best views in the Lake District

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5 miles (13.5 km)
Ascent:1,994 ft (608 m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 9 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk c134 Wether Hill and Loadpot Hill from Howtown

Fine views from less visited fells

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5 miles (12 km)
Ascent:2,283 ft (696 m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c231 Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Hartsop

Fabulous (shorter) high level walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5 miles (12 km)
Ascent:3,131 ft (954 m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c226 Place Fell from Patterdale

Popular walk with good views of Ullswater

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5 miles (13.5 km)
Ascent:2,552 ft (778 m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c249 The Knott and Angletarn Pikes from Patterdale

Excellent high level route with good views

Vital Statistics:

Length:9 miles (14.5 km)
Ascent:2,619 ft (798 m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 13 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head

An easy scramble to unsurpassed views

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25 miles (11.5 km)
Ascent:2,745 ft (837 m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c112 Bonscale Pike and Wether Hill from Howtown

A big 'bag' full of Wainwrights

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.25 miles (18 km)
Ascent:2,736 ft (834 m)
Time:6.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c304 Beda Head and Place Fell from Howtown

Superb views of Ullswater

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.75 miles (15.5 km)
Ascent:3,470 ft (1,058 m)
Time:7 hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c204 The Longsleddale Horizon from Stockdale

Superb mountain walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:10.5 miles (17 km)
Ascent:3,417 ft (1,041 m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere

A classic lakeland horseshoe walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.5 miles (18.5 km)
Ascent:3,378 ft (1,030 m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head

Stunning Haweswater

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.25 miles (18 km)
Ascent:3,436 ft (1,047 m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


Walk 19 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk c332 The Hagg Gill Round from Troutbeck

Superb ridge walk with wonderful views

Vital Statistics:

Length:11 miles (17.5 km)
Ascent:3,410 ft (1,039 m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


Walk 20 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk c128 The Hayswater Round from Hartsop

Popular mountain walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.25 miles (18 km)
Ascent:3,843 ft (1,171 m)
Time:8 hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head

Superb high level route with great views

Vital Statistics:

Length:14.5 miles (23 km)
Ascent:3,364 ft (1,025 m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c159 The Nab and Rest Dodd from Christy Bridge

Long mountain walk over multiple tops

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.5 miles (20 km)
Ascent:3,769 ft (1,149 m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


Walk 23 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head

Stunning Haweswater

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.5 miles (20 km)
Ascent:3,814 ft (1,162 m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


Walk 24 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk c272 High Street and Angletarn Pikes from Brothers Water

Fantastic high level ridge walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.5 miles (20 km)
Ascent:3,889 ft (1,185 m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck

Superb ridge walk - unmissable

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.25 miles (19.5 km)
Ascent:4,194 ft (1,278 m)
Time:8.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


Walk 26 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown

Fantastic high level walk with glorious views

Vital Statistics:

Length:14.5 miles (23 km)
Ascent:4,555 ft (1,388 m)
Time:9.75hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)


Walk 27 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk c155 The Knott and Place Fell from Patterdale

Long high level route with fine views of Ullswater

Vital Statistics:

Length:15.5 miles (25 km)
Ascent:4,293 ft (1,308 m)
Time:10 hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)


See this list of walks, routes & maps in:

Grade Order | Length Order | Time Order | Walk Number or Start Location Order
NB. To reverse (toggle) this order, click Grade Order again





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