Walking in the Western Lake District

Walking in the Western Lake District

While staying near Lake Windermere, how about walking in the Western Lake District? The coast of the Lake District can be easily reached from across the country. So you can always make it your first stop en route to your Windermere Spa Hotel.

Alternatively, you can make a day of it while on a romantic weekend break in the Lake District. The Cumbrian Coast Line trains will take you on a scenic route. Either way, walking in the Western Lake District is a wonderful location.

Walking in the Western Lake District

As with many places to visit in the Lake District, putting on your walking shoes is a must. So once you’ve tied your shoelaces, its time to go walking in the Western Lake District.

If you’re catching the train, there’s a nice straightforward walk from Ravenglass to Muncaster Castle. The castle is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Lake District. So a great way to enjoy both a walk and a slice of Lake District’s history.

When you’ve already ventured out on long walks close to your Windermere Spa Hotel, you’ll no doubt be after another challenge. After all, you can always reward yourself with a long soak in your private hot tub. So why not start this walk in the Western Lake District from Silecroft Station. You can head towards Black Combe from Silecroft for a much longer walk. It’s one where you’ll be rewarded by a fantastic insight into the Lake District, with views out to the Irish Sea.

Whether it’s a long hike or a short stroll, Miles Without Stiles is a great initiative for planning where to go out. Routes include Ravenglass and a return to Eskdale Railway Station. The area has also benefited from being regenerated through the Boot Riverside Access Project.

Guided Walks in Western Lake District

If you’d rather let someone else plan your walking route, then join a guided tour. Ask for more details from reception at your Windermere Spa Hotel. However, like many walks, the chances are you will meet your guide at Eskdale.

There’s the Esk Estuary Escapade, proving Windermere Lake Cruises aren’t the only boats worth sailing on in the Lakes! Elsewhere there’s the Steam to the Hills, combining both the “Ratty” steam railway with a nice walk. It’s been a popular route ever since writer Arthur Wainwright, wrote the book “Walks from the Ratty”.

Where to stay near Western Lake District

Stay in the heart of the Lake District at Aphrodites Lodge. Where you can relax in your private hot tub, or make the most of the onsite spa facilities.

Feel free to leave your car at the Windermere Spa Hotel, take the train and enjoy the ride. You can just sit back and take in the amazing views of the Lake District countryside. It’s a worthwhile day out from the comforts of your Windermere Spa Hotel.

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