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21. Views from Orrest Head, Windermere

and a Walk to Troutbeck from Windermere

English Lake District, Cumbria (ex Cumberland/Westmorland). "The footpath to ORREST HEAD, 784 feet above sea level with unrivalled views of the Lake District Fells, Lake Windermere, Morecambe Bay and the Pennines, 20 minutes walk to the top"   Lake District & North-West Index

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Views from Orrest Head, Windermere: The path up to Orrest Head rises from near the grand building of the Windermere Hotel and passes through some pleasant woodland on route to the summit at 784 feet.

 

Orrest Head, Windermere

Views from Orrest Head, Windermere: Early morning mist

 

Orrest Head, Windermere

Views from Orrest Head, Windermere:

 

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Views from Orrest Head, Windermere: A collaboration between Windermere Town Council and The Wainright Society

 

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Views from Orrest Head, Windermere: The view north to Troutbeck

(see Windermere to Troutbeck walk further down the page)

 

Orrest Head, Windermere

Views from Orrest Head, Windermere: Looking towards the Langdale Pikes in the distant centre of the picture

 

Orrest Head, Windermere

Views from Orrest Head, Windermere: Telephoto shot of the Langdale Pikes (centre-right)

 

Orrest Head, Windermere

Views from Orrest Head, Windermere:

 

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Views from Orrest Head, Windermere: Looking across the mist filled valley of Lake Windermere

 

Orrest Head, Windermere

Views from Orrest Head, Windermere:

 

Orrest Head, Windermere

Views from Orrest Head, Windermere:

 

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Views from Orrest Head, Windermere:

 

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Views from Orrest Head, Windermere: View towards Troutbeck

 

Orrest Head, Windermere

Views from Orrest Head, Windermere:

 

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Views from Orrest Head, Windermere:

 

Orrest Head, Windermere

Views from Orrest Head, Windermere:

 

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Views from Orrest Head, Windermere:  Lake Windermere begins to appear as the mist clears

 

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Views from Orrest Head, Windermere: The yachts near Windermere town are just beginning to emerge from under the mist.

 

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Views from Orrest Head, Windermere:

 

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Views from Orrest Head, Windermere: The view west across Lake Windermere

 

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Views from Orrest Head, Windermere:

 

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Views from Orrest Head, Windermere:

 

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Views from Orrest Head, Windermere: The view towards Ambleside

 

Orrest Head, Windermere

Views from Orrest Head, Windermere: Chris Tidy, Molly Brown, Phil Tidy and Phil Brown

 


Walking from Windermere Troutbeck to Windermere (under Orrest Head)

From the top of Orrest Head you get a clear view across to Troutbeck, but you can deviate from the ascending Orrest Head track to take a path to Troutbeck Village itself.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Farm at Far Orrest

 

 

Looking down to Holehird gardens.

 

View across Windermere from Whinny Howe

 

Descending down to the cottages at 'The Howe'

 

Troutbeck Church.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Walking down into Ambleside to get the bus back!

 

See ALSO 4a. Ambleside - Wansfell Pike - Troutbeck Circular Walk (Part 1, see below)

and 4b. Troutbeck Village, Jesus Church, Town End, and walk back to Ambleside (Part 2)

 

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