Distance – 7 Kilometres / 4 Miles – Approx Time 30 mins – 1.5 hours
Terrain – the whole route is on tarmac quiet country lanes – extra care should be taken with young children and the traffic.
- From Hawkshead follow the road south towards Newby Bridge. Eventually you enter woods with access to the lakeshore on your left – maybe a picnic spot.
- Turn left at the road junction and follow into the village of Near Sawrey. Refreshment and a visit to Hill Top available.
- At Near Sawrey turn left and follow the road on the opposite side of Esthwaite Water back to Hawkshead.