Silver Bay on Ullswater, otherwise known as the “secret beach”, is an absolutely beautiful spot for a hot, sunny day. The walk in from Patterdale is approx 1.5 miles, with stunning views out over the lake, Glenridding and the Helvelyn range.
We spent a couple of nights in the luxurious bell tent at Waterside House Campsite, just south of Pooley Bridge. We used the campsite as our base for our adventures, heading up to Angletarn Pikes on the first day and to Brotherswater on the second. Not to mention swimming in Ullswater, right outside our tent and playing in the campsite playground with a magnificent backdrop!
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.
Lanty’s Tarn is a beautiful and accessible spot near Glenridding. Just beyond is the peak of Keldas, which has stunning views over Ullswater.
Thanks to Lee Benson for this contribution to the blog. Gowbarrow and High Cascades, Ullswater. We have also done this walk, and it offers amazing views over Ullswater and surrounding […]
Thanks to Lee Benson for this contribution to the blog, Low Dodd and Scales Beck, Ullswater. Today’s walk started at Sandwick, which is about two miles past Martindale Church on […]
The walk up to Hayeswater in Patterdale is straightforward and fun, and perfect for a family walk. Park in Hartsop, less than 3 miles in total out and back.
Thanks to Lee Benson for another contribution to the Family Walks website. This is a fantastic starter fell for children. Today’s walk was up Hallin Fell and along some of […]