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Rydal Water, Windermere

4.7
A stunning hamlet set amidst some of the most picturesque natural beauty in the UK! There is something for everyone here!

Historic and cultural insights from Wordsworth's Rydal Mount and Dove Cottage

along the Coffin Route.

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Natural features - Rydal Caves, Rydal Water, Louhgrigg Fell, Fairfield Horseshoe, Grasmere

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4.9
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  • Walk part of the coffin walk (circular) from Grasmere at the side of Dove Cottage. Walk up the hill and follow the footpath signs. Only a couple small short hills at the beginning and mainly on the fl...  more »
  • Great walk and stunning scenery. The walk up to the caves is well worth it. There are lovely cafe shops around Rydal and Grasmere.  more »
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  • A beautiful walk with gorgeous views. The caves are amazing along with the forest areas.
  • I would recommend this place highly as it is brilliant for swimming and bathing. There is an island in the middle which is roughly a 50-60 metre swim. The walk from the nearby car park is around 20-25 mins, but the view is well worth it. This is a brilliant place. 👍👌🌊💧💦
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