Orrest Head

Sat 19 Mar 2005

Route: Windermere Railway Station - Orrest Head - The Causeway Farm - A592 - Windermere Railway Station

Distance: 2.50 miles

Ascent: 400ft

Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

With: Members of the Wainwright Society


Warm but no views due to low cloud.

A. Wainwright's 'Orrest Head' walk in his book 'The Outlying Fells of Lakeland' [page 26].

© Crown copyright. All rights reserved. Licence number AL100038401

Leaving Windermere Railway Station

Orrest Head sign on the main road (A591)

Windermere (just) through a gap in the trees

Heading up to Orrest Head's summit

Orrest Head's summit

The view from Orrest Head

Previous Walk: Barf and Lord's Seat (Sun 13 Mar 2005)

Next Walk: Haycock plus from Ennerdale (Fri 25 Mar 2005)

Back to Top