This beautiful flat route can be started at several points, with a choice of places for parking your car. Walking along the River Brathay with stunning reflections of the Langdale Pikes in the distance, the route is flat along well prepared paths.
Recommended Map OS Explorer Map OL7.
Starting this walk around 10am would allow you plenty of time to arrive at the Three Shires Inn for lunch!
This walk has several variations allowing you to choose the length of your walk based on the time you have.
We recommend looking at the following websites for route guidance.
The following car parks can be used as a start point for this walk (other options might be suitable).
- Parking at Elterwater (OS: NY328047) is pay & display (National Trust members free)
- Roadside parking at Skelwith Bridge
- Elterwater Common (please park responsibly)