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    A moderately challenging walk with outstanding views

    A wonderful day out taking in a moderately challenging walk that provides outstanding views over Derwent Water and surrounding Lakeland fells.

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    A fantastic walk with breathtaking views!

    The walk begins and ends in Grasmere with a leisurely stroll along the Easedale valley. The ascent and descent of Helm Crag are steep but with great views, the summit has a magnificent 360 degree vista.

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    A wonderful day out in the Dales

    A wonderful family day out, Hawes is a great place to visit. The walk added to the day’s enjoyment by taking in some gorgeous scenery, a magnificent waterfall, a super pub and a place to relax beside a river.

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Great family days out at low cost 
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A growing selection of easy, tried and tested walks of around 5 miles or under.

Walks for families with young children or anyone who wants to get outdoors, go somewhere different and be confident of having a great day out, cheaply!

Many of the walks are in stunning locations, over gentle terrain and, from experience, with features that add excitement for kids. Riverside walks, lakeside walks, stepping stones and picnic place ideas provide for great family days out at low cost. Dogs are welcome on all walks but need to be controlled, check 'more info' button for details.
Pushchair walks are located under 'Walking Guides'.
Specific details of the suitability of walks for pushchairs are listed HERE

It’s also great to go walking with other families - our kids really enjoy it.

Refreshment ideas also provide for a relaxing way to end the walk.

Walking for families made easy - the information you need - just download and go!

We hope you will enjoy our selection of walks for families, if you have any questions please use the feedback form HERE.

Before you go, please also read our SAFETY PAGE with more tips and advice.

Top 10 family walks:

LD17 Buttermere More Info
LD15 Blea Tarn More Info
LD05 Loughrigg Tarn More Info
LD02 Ullswater Silver Bay More Info
LD08 Tarn Hows More Info
LD11 Rydal Water More Info
YD24 Ingleton Waterfalls More Info
YD22 Bolton Priory More Info
YD13 Malham More Info
LD18 Brothers Water More Info
YD03 Burnsall – Thorpe More Info