Coniston Water is one of our favourite lakes in the Lake District, and is accessible from many areas. Here is the perfect family picnic, based near the Bluebird Cafe in Coniston itself.
Fell Foot Park is an absolutely fantastic picnic spot on the shores of southern Windermere. In fact, it’s more than just a picnic spot, it’s a whole day out of you want it to be.
If you wish to simply circumnavigate Dunmallard Hill, then go through the gate next to the large sign post and turn either left of right. This will take you all the way round and back to the car park. You can also follow the path that takes you to the top from here.