Create an account

Start your adventure today.


    Already a member? Login

    Haweswater Reservoir Circular Walk

    This reflects the 10Adventures difficulty rating for each route. We aim to keep ratings consistent across regions.
    This reflects the estimated time the majority of users will take on this trail. If you are slower, add time to the top-end figure. If you are fast, then you may complete this route faster than this time range.
    This reflects the return distance of this route as measured by the GPS file.
    17.1 km
    This reflects the total elevation gained throughout this route as measured by the GPS file. This includes all ascents and descents, and is higher than what is quoted in most route guides, which simply measure the distance between the starting-point and high-point of the route.
    556 m
    User Ratings
    These ratings are completed by users who have completed this trail and not subject to reviews by 10Adventures.
    Be the first to add a review!
    Directions to Trailhead
    Haweswater Reservoir Circular Walk

    The Haweswater Reservoir Circular walk is a lengthy route in the Lake District that will lead you around the shores of the highest lake in the region. Along the trail, you will experience beautifully scenic views across the water and surrounding fells, as you traverse the rugged terrain that characterized this region. Make sure to stop in at the Haweswater Hotel for some mid-walk refreshments.

    Download the 10Adventures App

    View Haweswater Reservoir Circular Walk on Map

    View Map

    Join our newsletter

    Get a weekly dose of discounts and inspiration for adventure lovers

    Route Description for Haweswater Reservoir Circular Walk

    The Haweswater Reservoir Circular Walk is a fun adventure in the eastern part of the Lake District that is popular because of its lengthy route and lakeside views. The trail follows closely along the edge of Haweswater Reservoir, taking you along its western shores for views of Brown Howe, Selside Pike, and High Howes on the opposite side of the water. After working around the southern portion of the lake, you will make your way along the eastern shore while enjoying views of Kidsty Pike, Raven Howe and Red Crag. After popping into the Haweswater Hotel to recharge mid-walk, continue along the edges of the lake until you arrive back at the trailhead.

    Getting to the Haweswater Reservoir Circular Walk Trailhead

    To reach the trailhead for the Haweswater Reservoir Circular Walk from the village of Brampton, drive southwest for 2.3 km and continue straight for another 0.3 km to arrive at the starting point of the walk.

    Route Information

    • When to do


    • Backcountry Campsites

      Aragon Camping

    • Pets allowed


    • Family friendly


    • Route Signage


    • Crowd Levels


    • Route Type


    Haweswater Reservoir Circular Walk Elevation Graph

    Weather Forecast

    Check Area Weather

    Haweswater Reservoir Circular Walk Reviews

    Add a comment

    You must be logged in to post a comment.

    Nearby Trails

    Nearby Regions

    Get travel inspiration and discounts

    Join our weekly travel newsletter