The best walks in Coniston from Steam Yacht Gondola

Coniston has a great choice of walks, all taking in true Lakeland scenery. Here's our top three trails that you can combine with a cruise on Gondola.

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People walking on the path around Tarn Hows
Walking trail

Monk Coniston to Tarn Hows 

Sail to Monk Coniston daily to enjoy this circular 6km or 8km scenic walk via the popular Lake District beauty spot of Tarn Hows. Check the current timetable for return sailings or walk back to Coniston jetty.

Lake Bank jetty
Walking trail

Lake Bank to Coniston 

For a summertime excursion, take the 2.30pm Full Lake Cruise down to the tranquil southern end of Coniston Water at Lake Bank (not available in 2020) With long daylight hours, this is a rewarding 12km walk through the contrasting scenery of Beacon Fell and Coniston shoreline.

Gondola moored at Brantwood
Walking trail

Parkamoor to Brantwood 

Make a day of it with a cruise, walk and picnic. Catch the 10.45am South Lake cruise to Parkamoor jetty and walk for 9.6 km above the eastern shore of Coniston Water to Brantwood, returning on the lastsailing back to Coniston.

Coniston Water and Coniston Old Man
Walking trail

Brantwood to Parkamoor 

Pack in some Gondola hopping with some varied walking on the east side of Coniston Water. Take the 10.45am South Lake Cruise to Brantwood and hike to Parkamoor for the last sailing back. (Please check current timetable)