Parking Information for - Roadside Parking, A591 Orrest Head

Parking Details and Map
Nearest Post Code: LA23 1AL
Grid Reference: SD 412 598
Notes: There is roadside parking along the A591 close to Windermere Railway Station which offers excellent access for a wonder upto Orrest Head who's view first inspired Alfred Wainwright to write his seven pictorials. There is room for around six to eight parked cars and parking is free.


Walks starting from this parking place

Orrest Head, Sour Howes & Sallows

16th March 2014
ASCENT: 1,650 Feet, 503 Meters
MILES: 10.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Sour Howes – Sallows
ROUTE: A591 – Orrest Head – Near Orrest – Dubbs Road – Dubbs Reservoir – Garburn Pass – Backstone Barrow – Sour Howes – Moor Head – Sallows – Scour Rigg – Kentmere/Ings Bridleway – Mickle Moss – High Borrans – Borrans Lane – The Common Farm – A591


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