Walking

Walking trail

Aira Force Glenamara Park trail

Walking trail

Affording stunning views of mountains and water, this easy walk on paths is suitable for all - but bring waterproof boots depending on the season as it can get pretty wet underfoot!

Glenamara Park in autumn

Map

Route map for Glenamara Park trail

Start:

Patterdale Hotel CA11 0NL, grid ref: NY396159

1

From the Patterdale Hotel car park turn left along the road, with the hotel on your right heading towards the White Lion pub.

2

Having gone past the pub and the shop turn to your right heading up past the car park on your left passing the public toilets as you go. Follow the track and you will pass a small building on your right.

3

Once past this small building bear left through the trees and left again towards a gate in the fence. Go through the gate and follow the path up out onto the open fell.

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4

Keep following the path and you'll come to a field gate and a kissing gate together. Go through the kissing gate and you're now entering Glenamara Park. Notice the very high wall to your left; this is the deer wall which encloses the park.

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5

The path takes you along the bottom of Glenamara Park crossing Hag beck which runs down the middle. Take a minute to look at the wonderful views down the lake towards Glencoyne Park and Gowbarrow in the distance.

6

Carrying on along the path you'll pass under two old oak trees on your right, you'll see a small wooden gate below leading out into a field. Go through this gate and follow the track down to the road below.

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7

Go through the gate and out onto the road and turn right. Follow the road down the hill until you come to main A592 road.

8

Turn right and follow the road back to the Patterdale Hotel which is about 400yds away.

End:

Patterdale Hotel CA11 0NL, grid ref: NY396159

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Aira Force Glenamara Park trail

Terrain

Two mile (3.2km) circular walk which will take approximately 1 hour with some gentle climbs and descents. The path is mostly gravel with the latter end of the walk along the roadside path. Good boots are needed as the path can become waterlogged in wet weather.

Aira Force Glenamara Park trail

Contact us

Call us on 017684 82067 or email us.

Aira Force Glenamara Park trail

How to get here

Address
Patterdale Hotel CA11 0NL, grid ref: NY396159
By train
The nearest train station is at Penrith which connects to the bus services.
 
 
 
By road
There is a pay and display car park across the road from the Patterdale hotel.
 
By foot

Patterdale Hotel is situated alongside the A592 road that runs through Ullswater. It's a 10-minute walk from Glenridding.

By ferry

Why not try catching the Ullswater steamer at Pooley Bridge or Howtown to Glenridding and then it's only a 10-minute walk to the Patterdale hotel.

By bus
Patterdale hotel is the last stop on the 108 route from Penrith. During the summer there is a bus that comes over Kirkstone pass from Windermere.
By bicycle

Patterdale Hotel is situated alongside the A592 road that runs through Ullswater. 

Aira Force Glenamara Park trail

Facilities and access

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