GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Buttermere

4 miles (7 km)

This is a walk around the beautiful Buttermere lake in the Lake District National Park. The lake has a delightful walking path running along most of the shoreline making for an idyllic waterside stroll.
You start off in the pretty village of Buttermere which takes its name from the lake. You then pick up the shoreline trail passing through a rock tunnel beneath Hassness on the way round. The fells of Fleetwith PikeandHaystacks make a tremendous backdrop to the walk.
If you would like to continue your walk then you could head to Crummock Water which is right next to Buttermere. Loweswater is also not far and is generally a more peaceful option as there are usually fewer visitors to this area.
For great views back down to the water you could try the climb to the lovely Rannerdale Knotts which overlooks Buttermere and Crummock Water. The small fell also includes the delightful bluebell valley.

Buttermere OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Buttermere Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Open Street Map with Location tracking

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