Grasmere riverside walk

Riverside walk in Grasmere including pictures and maps

There is a lovely circular riverside walk around Grasmere, suitable for all ages, prams and wheelchairs. It can be accessed from different points in the village as well as from the side of the gingerbread shop. This small detour from the village high streets allows visitors a chance to see the beautiful scenery of the mountains, river and churchyard that Grasmere has to offer.


Difficulty - Easy
Length - 800 metres

There are other walks that channel off from the riverside path shown in the map below that are clearly way marked and easy to follow once you start the riverside walk. Altogether, the walks are around 2 miles so if you have some time to explore this precious little town, then it is highly recommended you do so.

Map of the riverside walk in Grasmere

View Grasmere, Lake District National Park in a larger map

Grasmere Facts

Location – Central Lake District National Park
District – South Lakeland
Shire County – Cumbria
Nearest train station – Windermere
Distance from Windermere – 9 miles
Buses – Regular services from Ambleside, Windermere, Kendal and Keswick
Postcode for Grasmere – LA22 9SW (Approx. for GPS)

Finch Foundry Facts

Location – Sticklepath, near Okehampton, Devon
Founded – 1814
Active until – 1960
Capacity – 400 tools/day

Currently managed by National Trust

Nearest train station – Okehampton
Distance from Okehampton – 4.5 miles
Postcode for Finch Foundry – EX20 2NW

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