It was William Wordsworth who declared the Lake District "a sort of national property in which every man has a right and interest who has an eye to perceive and a heart to enjoy” and to him, the Lake District Mountains were ‘surpassed by none’.
Since then a trickle of adventure-seeking hill walkers has become a flood and we can now offer a huge range of walking routes with stunning views and unique features. So whether you wake up and decide today is the day for a gentle stroll or for a challenging hike, the Reception team at Waterhead have a large and varied choice of maps, guides and advice.
Top 5 Lake District Fell Walks from Waterhead
Top 5 Car Free Days Out from Waterhead
We are delighted to introduce you to Dr and Mrs Eagle, regular guests to Waterhead.
They share with us their top 5 car-free days out from the hotels in Ambleside,
which adds to a relaxing stay in the Lake District.
10 Highest Lake District Mountains and 10 Top Mountain Facts
Since 2003, the United Nations General Assembly has designated, 11th December, International Mountain Day to create awareness about the importance of mountains to life. With over 200 fell tops on our doorstop, including the top ten highest mountains in England, it is only right that we mark the day in some small way.
5 Beautiful Pushchair and Wheelchair Accessible Walks in the Lake District
Our hotels in the Lake District and surrounding areas have hundreds of miles of public footpaths, tracks and trails and hopefully a growing desire to make access easier for those using wheelchairs, mobility scooters or parents with buggies. We all have a right to enjoy the countryside. Here are five short walks which are accessible to all.