GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Lodore Falls Walk

1 miles (1.5 km)

Visit the beautiful Lodore Falls on this walk inBorrowdale in the Lake District. The waterfall is a spectacular sight after heavy rain falling 100 feet (30m) over a steep cascade.
The walk starts from the parking area at the south eastern end of Derwent Water and follows footpaths through woodland to the falls.
If you would like to extend your walk you could visit the nearby Watendlath Tarn where you will find a large tarn, a classic packhorse bridge and a delightful National Trust tea-room.
Also nearby is the Ashness Bridge and Suprise View Walk where you can visit the famous packhorse bridge and climb to a popular viewpoint overlooking Derwent Water.


CA12 5UX - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Lodore Falls OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Lodore Falls Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


The Mary Mount Hotel is located very close to the falls car park. They have a restaurant with a lovely terrace where you can sit outside and enjoy views of the surrounding fells. In addition to the full menu and specials board they serve sandwiches, baguettes and wraps at lunch. You can find them just north of the falls at postcode CA12 5UU for your sat navs.
The appropriately named Lodore Falls Hotel is also very close by and also has a fine restaurant area.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Lodore Falls, Watendlath Beck

Lodore Falls, Watendlath Beck

Lodore Falls bridge. - panoramio

Lodore Falls bridge. A lovely autumn scene during the month of October. The attractive oak woodlands surrounding the falls are designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

Lodore Falls Hotel, Derwentwater - - 568194

Lodore Falls Hotel, Derwentwater. The Falls are visible to the left of the hotel. Lodoreis considered one of the Lake District’s finest Spa hotels.

Lodore Falls - panoramio (2)

The rushing falls

Stream valley - - 3011214

Stream valley. A view of the stream and woodland to the south of the falls.

Surprise View view point - - 3011210

Surprise View. This splendid view point is located just to the east of the falls. It's well worth a visit if you have time after visiting the falls.


GPS Files

GPX File

Lodore Falls.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Lodore Falls.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)