Starting from the pay and display car park, walk round the Fish Hotel onto the path towards the lakes. Follow the path and when you get a fork, take the left path which will lead you to the lake. With the lake in front of you, turn right which will then lead you to the base of the Sour Milk Gill falls.
We're an active family, with a 4 and 6 year old, from Bowness on Windermere in the Lake District. This page follows some of our adventures into the fells, pubs and local areas
Moss Force is only about a 150 metre walk from the free car park at the top of Newlands Pass to the falls. Take the left fork to go to the bottom cascade and the right fork to head towards the top one.
An easy circular pushchair walk around Tarn Hows with an optional excursion to the waterfalls or Tom Heights
Great adventures for young and old in the caves at Cathedral Quarry. A short walk across Slater Bridge from Little Langdale
3.5 mile loop from Town End in Troutbeck to Brockhole Visitor Centre on the shores of Windermere
A walk up Lord’s Seat on Whitbarrow Scar, near Witherslack that includes climbing, scree slopes, caves and woods
Dob Gill has some lovely little waterfalls on the way up to Harrop Tarn, near Thirlmere. It’s an easy 2.6 mile loop walk that is well signed from the car park.
Lanty’s Tarn is a beautiful and accessible spot near Glenridding. Just beyond is the peak of Keldas, which has stunning views over Ullswater.