Walk this Wray
You’re spoilt for choice for beautiful footpaths and trails to follow to get to the castle.
Walk the west shore
From the south, follow the well surfaced, lakeshore track from the ferry and Claife Viewing Station (approx. 4 miles). This makes a great day out, with cafes at both ends and plenty of National Trust parking around Claife Viewing Station. A classic castle loop is to walk here and get the boat back!
Coming from Ambleside
From the north, off road paths exist for the majority of the route, signed Bowness via Ferry, look out for the blue signs.
Coming from Hawkshead
There’s a new bridleway from Hawkshead village to the castle (approx. 3 miles), with exquisite views of the higher lakeland fells in a quiet area of the lake district, which is becoming a popular route. Rambling off road, past pretty tarns and arriving at the castle, this route has pretty much everything you need!