Lake District Walks from The Mortal Man Cumbria

There are numerous walks which you can do straight from our doorstep, these are detailed for you by the proprietor Kate, who can also advise on other fantastic walks and fells to do in the local area. If you feel you need a guide we can put you in touch with one of these. Otherwise an ordnance survey map and good boots are essential when venturing up the fells. Next door to the Mortal Man is Wansfell which is detailed as one of Wainwrights walks it takes you over to Ambleside and is a perfect walk for the beginner wanting a small challenge on their first visit.

Click here to download a pdf of various walks available in the area.


Useful Links/Things to do

Visitor attraction in the village a 5 minute walk away, step back in time into this wonderful old farm house

Go horse riding 5 minute walk away, what a lovely way to see the valley

Stroll round these lovely gardens, 15 minute walk away

Walk down to the Lake shore, 30 minutes, Adventure playground, visitors centre, take a boat round the Lake

From the boat (or via car 10 minutes) stop at Bowness for shopping or visit the charming Beatrix Potter attraction

Or from the boat you might like to look round the Lakes Aquarium

Or take a short trip in an old fashioned steam train

To see some more stunning scenery and really get a feel for what the Lake District is all about, drive (or bike) over the Kirkstone Pass and down to Ullswater. Here you can take a boat out on the lake - either an 1800 steam boat or a private motor boat

Then you could visit Aira force a lovely waterfall, a famous attraction since Victorian times

Hire bikes from Windermere Train station

Hire a car from Windermere

Other recommended places to visit in the Lake district further a field:

Beautiful Lake District View
Stunning scenery for outdoor activitiesPlentiful outdoor activities in the Lake District
Boats on the shore in the Lake District
Kirkstone Pass, Lake District, Cumbria