Skip to page content
Home » News » Screes tipped as best lakeside walk

Delivery Country and Currency Selector

Please select your delivery country from the drop down below.

Please select your currency from the drop down below.

Update site with selected country and currency

We now ship to United Kingdom from £0.00

If you are not visiting from United Kingdom please select
your country from the drop down below.





Continue To GO Outdoors
Welcome!

News

Screes tipped as best lakeside walk

Posted 14 September 2010
Back to News

Screes tipped as best lakeside walk
Bookmark and Share
Those who wish to put on their hiking boots and go walking in the Lake District may find the Wastwater screes to be the best lakeside route, it has been suggested.

Guardian Country Diary writer Tony Greenbank argued that the route - which passes through the curtain of sliding loose stone on the south shore en route between Nether Wasdale and Wasdale Head - is the finest such walk.

He described this as being better than the Glenridding to Howtown walk along the banks of Ullswater, or the circular route round Buttermere that includes a tunnel cut out of the rock.

Visitors to Wasdale can combine low-level walks with a number of medium and high-level treks.

Mountain passes offer access to Eskdale, Borrowdale and Ennerdale, while the valley offers the chance to climb England's two highest mountains, Scafell Pike (3,210 ft) and Scafell (3,164 ft).

Other notable peaks in the vicinity include Great Gable, Kirkfell, Lingmell and Pillar.

Posted by Brandon Egley

 ADNFCR-2803-ID-800063732-ADNFCR