Chapel Stile Walks
This Lake District village is a nice place to start a walk with several nearby lakeland highlights and a nice old pub to relax in afterwards. The little village includes a 19th century church, a decent old pub and a number of stone cottages built from the surrounding slate quarries which are a prominent feature of this area.
This walk from the village takes you east along a section of the Cumbria Way to neighbouring Elterwater. On the way you'll pass along the Great Langdale Beck and visit the Elterwater Slate Quarry. You finish at Elter Water Lake where there a fine views across the still waters to the surrounding mountains. You could extend the walk by heading up to the nearby Loughrigg Tarn.
PostcodeLA22 9JD - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
Chapel Stile Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Chapel Stile Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Chapel Stile OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Chapel Stile Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Walks near Chapel Stile
- Cumbria Way - Travel through the beautiful Lake District National Park on this stunning walk
- Elterwater - This is a particularly lovely riverside walk to Elter Water Lake and Skelwith Bridge from the village of Elterwater
- Elterwater Waterfalls Walk - A splendid circular walk from the Lake District village of Elterwater, visiting the Colwith Force and Skelwith Force waterfalls
- Loughrigg Tarn - This circular walk takes you to the lovely Loughrigg Tarn from Skelwith Bridge
- Loughrigg Fell - The climb to Loughrigg fell from Grasmere is a very popular one
- Dungeon Ghyll - This walk follows a popular path through Stickle Ghyll to Stickle Tarn in the Great Langdale area of the Lake District
- Colwith Force - Visit this lovely waterfall on this short walk in Langdale in the Lake District
- Cathedral Cavern - This walk visits the impressive Cathedral Quarries in Little Langdale.
- Langdale Pikes - This popular walk takes you to the top of the Langdale Pikes
The Wainwrights Inn is a fine place for some post walk refreshment. The classic stone pub includes a charming interior with flagstone floors and open fires. There's also an outdoor area with wonderful views of the surrounding fells.
The river and woods on the trail make for a fine dog walk. The Wainwrights Inn mentioned above is also dog friendly.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
The wonderful Langdale Pikes and the climb up the Dungeon Ghyll waterfall are two of the major highlights you can visit from the village.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Lake District Walks page.