GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Lake District Circular Walks

This selection of fine Lake District circuits expose you to some of the finest scenery in the National Park.

Please use the links below to view full route information including descriptions, elevation profiles, interactive maps and GPS downloads.

You can also view an overview map of all the routes in the using the Lake District Circular Walks Walk Map


Route NamePhotoDistanceDescription
Borrowdale4 miles (6.5 km)This circular walk explores the beautiful Borrowdale area of the Derwent Valley in the Lake District National Park View Full Details>>
Circular Walk around Coniston16 miles (25.7 km)A 16 mile circuit around the beautiful Coniston Lake in the Lake Disctrict National Park View Full Details>>
Claife Heights6 miles (10 km)Claife Heights lies between Lake Windermere and Esthwaite Water in the Lake District View Full Details>>
Crinkle Crags6 miles (10 km)Crinkle Crags stands at a height of 859m (2,818ft) surrounding the valleys ofGreat Langdaleand Upper Eskdale View Full Details>>
Dow Crag and Seathwaite Tarn8 miles (13 km)A challenging circular walk in the Western Lakes which visits the pretty Seathwaite Tarn and the fine viewpoint at Dow Crag.
The walk starts from the little village of Seathwaite in theDuddon Valleyarea of the South Lakeland District View Full Details>>
Ennerdale Water7 miles (11 km)Follow the lovely lakeside path around Ennerdale water on this circular walk in the Lake District National Park View Full Details>>
Fleetwith Pike4 miles (6 km)This walk takes you to the 648metres (2,126feet) summit of this imposing fell in the Lake District View Full Details>>
Grange-over-Sands and Cartmel Circular14 miles (23 km)This circular walk makes use of the View Full Details>>
Grasmere5 miles (8 km)This circular walk from the popular village of Grasmere visits several Lake District highlights View Full Details>>
Grasmoor7 miles (10.5 km)This challenging circular walk climbs Grasmoor from the Buttermere Valley in the Lake District View Full Details>>
Grisedale Pike7 miles (11.5 km)Climb to this striking fell on this challenging walk near Keswick View Full Details>>
Haweswater10 miles (16.5 km)Follow the lakeside trail around the beautiful Haweswater Reservoir on this circular walk in the Lake District View Full Details>>
High Street from Haweswater6 miles (9 km)Climb to the highest point in thefar eastern section of the Lake District on this challenging circular walk View Full Details>>
Kentmere Horseshoe12 miles (19 km)This challenging circular route explores the range of fells in the upper Kentmere valley area of the Lake District.The route visits some of the quieter areas of the national park while visiting a series of lesser known fells View Full Details>>
Keswick Circular Walk5 miles (8 km)This circular walk from the popular town of Keswick takes you to some of the highlights of this beautiful area of the North Lakes View Full Details>>
Latrigg5 miles (8.5 km)Climb this popular fell near Keswick on this lovely circular walk in the Lake District National Park View Full Details>>
Latterbarrow4 miles (5.7 km)This is a fairly easy climb to Latterbarrow Hill in the Lake District View Full Details>>
Loughrigg Tarn2 miles (3 km)This circular walk takes you to the lovely Loughrigg Tarn from Skelwith Bridge View Full Details>>
Monk Coniston3 miles (5 km)This circular walk takes you through the pretty grounds of Monk Coniston hall to Tarn Hows in the Lake District View Full Details>>
Newby Bridge Circular Walk4 miles (7 km)This circular walk from the hamlet of Newby Bridge, climbs through woodland to FinsthwaiteHeights and High Dam tarn View Full Details>>
Orrest Head2 miles (3.4 km)Orrest Head was the first fell climbed by Alfred Wainwright View Full Details>>
Pillar from Wasdale Head7 miles (11.5 km)Climb to this prominent Lakeland Fell on this popular circular route View Full Details>>
Rannerdale Knotts2 miles (4 km)Visit Rannerdale Knotts and Whiteless Pike on this circular walk in the beautiful Rannerdale valley View Full Details>>
Red Screes4 miles (6 km)This circular route takes you up Red Screes fell in the Lake District National Park View Full Details>>
Rydal Water3 miles (5 km)Enjoy a wonderful circular walk around the beautiful Rydal Water in the Lake District View Full Details>>
Scale Force5 miles (8.5 km)This walk visits Scale Force, the highest waterfall in the Lake District View Full Details>>
Seat Sandal4 miles (6.5 km)This circular walk climbs to Seat Sandal fell near Grasmere in the Lake District National Park View Full Details>>
Silver How2 miles (3 km)This is a fairly easy climb to Silver How fell in the Lake District View Full Details>>
Skelwith Bridge3 miles (4.6 km)With the long distance Cumbria Way passing through the village and a series of beatiful waterfalls to visit, the village of Skelwith Bridge is a great place for walkers View Full Details>>
St Sunday Crag8 miles (13 km)This challenging walk from Patterdale climbs to this prominentfellon the north-eastern ridge of Fairfield View Full Details>>
Styhead Tarn and Sprinkling Tarn5 miles (8 km)This circular walk visits these two pretty tarns in the beautiful Borrowdale area of the Lake District View Full Details>>
Ullswater Way20 miles (32 km)Explore the area around Ullswater Lake on this waymarked circular walk in the Lake District National Park View Full Details>>
Walla Crag2 miles (4 km)This circular walk on Derwentwater climbs to Walla Crag and explores Great Wood in the Lake District View Full Details>>
Wansfell Pike6 miles (10 km)This circular walk in the Lake District takes you up Wansfell Pike fell to Troutbeck, and then back through Skelghyll woods View Full Details>>
Wast Water7 miles (11 km)Enjoy a circular walk around one of the most stunning lakes in the Lake District National Park View Full Details>>
Windermere Way41 miles (66 km)A circular walk around Lake Windermere in the beautiful Lake District View Full Details>>

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