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The Derwentwater Walk

A scenic 10 mile waymarked walk around Derwentwater on flat and easy paths.

The Derwentwater Walk is a waymarked path which will take you on a 10 mile scenic walk around Derwentwater. On flat and easy paths, the walk passes through ancient woodlands and along the shores of the lake. The scenery is stunning, with perfect picnic stops and cafés and restaurants en-route.

Derwentwater is 5km (3 miles) long; 6km (1 mile) at its widest point and 22m (72 feet) at its deepest. It has a particularly rich and varied ora and wildlife, much of which is cared for by the National Trust.

Take a whole day out to enjoy this walk at a leisurely pace. It can also be enjoyed as shorter walks by taking a bus or catching a launch from one of the landing stages.

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