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mentioned are an overview.
|A very popular mid level walk with
A walk that can often cause confusion because
Wansfell and Wansfell Pike are not the same.
The Pike is slightly lower in height than the
top of the Wansfell.
487m/1597ft [Wansfell & Wansfell
The car park Fisherbeck near the Windermere Road
AMBLESIDE - Starting point and Finish
the back of the car park turn left along the road until
you reach the first junction. At the junction walk uphill
to the right and follow this road and bear left to a
junction with the Blue Hill Road, continuing up this
to the walled lane which is leading up and left across
the flanks of the fell.
Continue along the track until the walled ends, this
is where the main path takes you directly up the slopes
On nearing the top the path steepens and veers to the
left to rocky summit of Wansfell Pike where good views
can be seen of Lake Windermere and beyond.
the stile just after the summit and continue along the
ridge of the fell to the second stile and over the wall
onto the summit of Wansfell which is marked with a few
stones. The views from here are not as rewarding as
they are on Wansfell Pike.
From here the path follows the line of the wall heading
towards Troutbeck to meet up with Nanny Lane which then
takes you into Troutbeck Village.
Turning right heading towards the Centre of the village
and the Post Office taking the first right after the
Post Office into Robin Lane in which you begin to ascend
until where it is named as Hundred's Road.
sign path here bears off to the left horizontally to
High Skelghyll and onto the woods of Skelghyll.
In Skelghyll Woods on the left there is a view point
from Jenkin's Crag on Lake Windermere. Continue along
the track which will eventually bring you onto road
with the car park being a short distance away.
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