15 easy to follow circular walk route maps of all grades in The Southern Marches of The Lake District

Fifteen easy to follow, hand-crafted walks including routes from Coniston, Far Sawry, Seathwaite, Witherslack & Windermere that climb Walna Scar (the highest point), Caw (Dunnerdale Fells), Great Worm Crag, Top o' Selside, Gummer's How & Claife Heights amongst others. More details about each walk can be found below the map.

The Southern Marches of The Lake District National Park is the area enclosed by the Duddon Esturay to the West, the River Duddon to Seathwaite (Duddon Valley), the Walna Scar Road to Coniston and the A593 to Ambleside to the North West, Lake Windermere & the A590 to Morecambe Bay to the East, and then the Irish Sea to the South.

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Fifteen easy-to-follow circular walk route maps of all grades in The Southern Marches 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 c356 Humphrey Head from Allithwaite

Easy walking on clear paths

Vital Statistics:

Length:3.75 miles (6 km)
Ascent:309 ft (94 m)
Time:1.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c107 Lord's Seat (Whitbarrow Scar) from Witherslack Hall School

Superb walking with fine, fine views

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75 miles (7.5 km)
Ascent:945 ft (288 m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c140 Beacon (Blawith Fells) from Brown Howe

Short but challenging with superb views

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75 miles (7.5 km)
Ascent:945 ft (288 m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c244 The Rusland Valley from Oxen Park

Southern lakeland - well away from the crowds

Vital Statistics:

Length:6 miles (9.5 km)
Ascent:699 ft (213 m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c154 Lake Windermere from Far Sawrey

In the footsteps of Beatrix Potter

Vital Statistics:

Length:7 miles (11 km)
Ascent:945 ft (288 m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c255 Orrest Head and School Knott from Windermere

A gentle stroll to fine views

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5 miles (12 km)
Ascent:787 ft (240 m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c392 Near Sawrey from Hawkshead

In the footsteps of Beatrix Potter

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25 miles (11.5 km)
Ascent:896 ft (273 m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe

Short but challenging with superb views

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25 miles (10 km)
Ascent:1,382 ft (421 m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c164 Caw (Dunnerdale Fells), Pikes (Caw) and Green Pikes (Caw) from Seathwaite (Duddon Valley)

Steep and rugged - but gloriously quiet

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.5 miles (9 km)
Ascent:1,706 ft (520 m)
Time:3.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c262 Dunnerdale Forest from Seathwaite (Duddon Valley)

Valley & forest trails

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.5 miles (10.5 km)
Ascent:1,453 ft (443 m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c131 Latterbarrow and Claife Heights (High Blind How) from Far Sawrey

Lake shore and former forest paths with one steep ascent

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5 miles (13.5 km)
Ascent:1,644 ft (501 m)
Time:4.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c182 Torver and Coniston Water from Coniston

Easy walking on clear paths

Vital Statistics:

Length:10 miles (16 km)
Ascent:1,364 ft (416 m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c436 Hampsfell and Humphrey Head from Grange-over-Sands

Easy walking on clear paths

Vital Statistics:

Length:10.25 miles (16.5 km)
Ascent:1,375 ft (419 m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c363 Caw (Dunnerdale Fells) Pikes (Caw), Green Pikes (Caw) and Walna Scar from Seathwaite (Duddon Valley)

Steep and rugged - but gloriously quiet

Vital Statistics:

Length:7 miles (11 km)
Ascent:2,422 ft (738 m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c148 The Silurian Way in the Grizedale Forest

Forest walking on a waymarked path

Vital Statistics:

Length:11 miles (17.5 km)
Ascent:2,310 ft (704 m)
Time:6.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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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