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Short Walks around Bowness and Windermere


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Includes Wainwright's first walk, the ascent of Orrest Head, from where the cover picture is taken. Scroll down the page for a video of Wainwright's first walk.

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An ideal book for the those enjoying a break in the Windermere area. This selection of short walks centered on the towns of Bowness and Windermere, features 8 pleasant country strolls on the fells overlooking Windermere and is suitable for those who do not wish to take the high fells but want to experience the beauty of the magnificent Lake District Scenery.

  • A5 size book, ideal for slipping into the rucksack.

  • Easy to follow instructions, with maps and cultural notes. All instructions checked to ensure accuracy

  • Fully checked walks along popular tried and tested routes.

  • Mix of easy and more strenuous routes

  • 40 pages in black and white with colour cover.

  • Not available in any shop. buy online here

Walks Include

  • Orrest Head

  • School Knott

  • Post Knott and Brantfell

  • Claife Heights

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Before you read the book, see the film!

There are four short videos of walks that are included in "Short Walks around Bowness and Windermere".

Orrest Head Windermere - Wainwrights first walk

School Knott

Post Knott

Cockshott Point




The guides advertised on this page are sold by Jonathan Craig Guides, 36 Ghyll Road, Windermere. LA23 2LW

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