West Windermere Way

West Windermere Way

West Windermere Way Trail:

The West Windermere Way is a new trail that opened in March 2023, connecting Newby Bridge and Lakeside in the Lake District National Park.

The trail is 6 kilometers long, following the shore of Windermere, and is suitable for walkers, cyclists, and horse riders.

It is also wheelchair accessible, making it a great option for people of all abilities to enjoy the beauty of the Lake District.

The West Windermere Way starts at Newby Bridge and follows the lakeshore to Lakeside.

Along the way, it passes through a variety of landscapes, including woodlands, meadows, and farmland.

There are also several points of interest along the trail, such as the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway, Stott Park Bobbin Mill.

The West Windermere Way is a great way to experience the natural beauty of the Lake District. It is also a relatively easy trail, making it a good option for families and people of all fitness levels.

West Windermere Way Tips:

  1. The trail is open all year round, but the best time to hike is during the spring or fall, when the weather is mild.
  2. There are several places to park along the trail, so you can start your hike from anywhere.
  3. The trail is well-marked, so you shouldn’t get lost. However, it is always a good idea to bring a map and compass with you.
  4. There are several places to stop for refreshments along the trail, but it is a good idea to bring your own food and water.
  5. The trail is wheelchair accessible, but there are some sections with uneven terrain.

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