Lake District Hiking 1st part; Sightseeing the Windermere Highlands Fell

3-days England Autumn Solo Travel (United Kingdom)
October 03 to 06, 2014

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"Those few hours on Orrest Head cast a spell that changed my life" - Alfred Wainwright (1930)

How to go to Windermere;
From London Euston Train Station (where Virgin Trains are located), there's daily train bound to Oxenholme Lake District Station. Then, transfer to train bound to Windermere. There are available bus also but the travel time is long compared directly to train, same fare. Free admission to Orrest Head viewing deck overlooking Lake District Highland Fells which is just 21 minutes hike from the Windermere Information Center. 

Elleray Woods is managed by Windermere Town council for the benefit of the public. Footpath to Orrest Head, situated on 784fasl (240masl) with around 20 minutes to hike, is passing through to Elleray Woods. On the top awaits the unrivalled views of Lake District Highland Fells, Lake Windermere, Morecambe Bay and the Pennines. Elleray Woods and Orrest Head formed part of the Elleray estates which owned by Arthur Henry Heywood. In 1902, his widow and daughter gave Orrest Head in trust to Windermere Urban District Council to be held for "public walks or pleasure grounds". Some of the birds found in Elleray Woods and Orrest Head are Song Thrush, Cuckoo, Tawny Owl, Kestrel, Greater Spotted Woodpecker, Pied Flycather and Jay. Some mammals are hedgehog, common shew, pipistrelle bat, grey squirrel, wood mouse and roe deer.

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. It is a ribbon lake formed in a glacial trough. It is in the county of Cumbria and entirely within the Lake District National Park.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windermere

Lake District Hiking 1st part; Sightseeing the Windermere Highlands Fell

Lake District Hiking 1st part; Sightseeing the Windermere Highlands Fell

Lake District Hiking 1st part; Sightseeing the Windermere Highlands Fell

Lake District Hiking 1st part; Sightseeing the Windermere Highlands Fell

Lake District Hiking 1st part; Sightseeing the Windermere Highlands Fell

Lake District Hiking 1st part; Sightseeing the Windermere Highlands Fell

Lake District Hiking 1st part; Sightseeing the Windermere Highlands Fell

Lake District Hiking 1st part; Sightseeing the Windermere Highlands Fell

Lake District Hiking 1st part; Sightseeing the Windermere Highlands Fell

Lake District Hiking 1st part; Sightseeing the Windermere Highlands Fell

Lake District Hiking 1st part; Sightseeing the Windermere Highlands Fell

Lake District Hiking 1st part; Sightseeing the Windermere Highlands Fell

Lake District Hiking 1st part; Sightseeing the Windermere Highlands Fell


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