Inn Way to the Lake District
Ambleside, Central Lakes

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Inn Way to the Lake District is a comprehensive guide to a full weeks worth of touring around a host of traditional Lake District pubs and inns. The breathtaking scenery and wonderful countryside leads participants around the best walks and the best inns that the Lake District has to offer - a perfect combination.

The Inn the English Lake District. by Mark Reid

This 90 mile circular tour starts in the attractive town of Ambleside and takes seven days to complete visiting 44 traditional Lakeland inns along the way. Taking in the very best of Lakeland including Grasmere (home of Wordsworth), the Langstrath Valley, Borrowdale, the High Spy ridge, Crummock Water, Buttermere, Scarth Gap and Black Sail passes, Wasdale Head, Boot in Eskdale, the Duddon Valley, Coniston and the summit of Swirl How and a fitting end to the walk along the length of Great Langdale.

Day 1: Ambleside to Rosthwaite- 13 miles. The home of the Lakes Poets, the sombre Coffin Route, breathtaking views of the Vale of Grasmere, hidden tarns, ancient packhorse trails through Easedale, the haunt of the last eagles and a monastic dispute over rich pastureland.

Day 2: Rosthwaite to Braithwaite - 12 miles The High Spy Range - one of the finest ridge walks in Lakeland, prospecting for gold on Cat Bells, a floating island on Derwentwater and looking for Mrs Tiggy Winkle in the hidden valley of Newlands.

Day 3: Braithwaite to Buttermere - 11 miles Paint and glass mines in Coledale, a dramatic ravine in the shadow of Grasmoor , Lanthwaite Wood and its red squirrels, the Melbreak Pack, confusing signposts at Loweswater, Lakeland ' s highest waterfall and the charms of the Maid of Buttermere.

Day 4: Buttermere to Boot - 12 miles Buthar's Mere, old packhorse routes...

Inn Way to the Lake District
LA22 0DW

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