Staveley to Ings Walk

Difficulty
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Moderate
Duration
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2.5-3.5h
Distance
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10.3 km
Elevation
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216 m
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Staveley to Ings Walk

The Staveley to Ings Walk is a lovely excursion in the southeast corner of the Lake District that is set in a beautiful countryside setting. While out on the trail, you will make your way through charming villages and walk along the banks of the River Kent, all while taking in some amazing views of nearby fells. This is a fantastic walk for a weekend on the trails with the family.

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Route Description for Staveley to Ings Walk

The Staveley to Ings Walk is a lovely Lake District adventure that is popular with beginner walkers and families due to moderate overall length, beautiful scenery, and paved roadways. Setting out from the trailhead, you will make your way north through the charming village of Staveley before walking along the banks of the River Kent. This part of the walk is very scenic, with views of nearby fells in every direction. Eventually, you will break away from the river to the west and loop around the hillside to traverse the open countryside to the south. After passing through the village of Ings, you will follow the winding banks of the River Gowan until you arrive back at the trailhead where you began your adventure.

Getting to the Staveley to Ings Walk Trailhead

To reach the trailhead for the Staveley to Ings Walk from Windermere, head east on Church Street/A591 for 5.1 km and turn left onto Danes Road, following it for 0.3 km. Continue onto Windermere Road for 0.5 km before turning right onto Station Road. After 0.3 km, continue onto Crook Road, following it for 0.3 km to arrive at the starting point of the walk.

Route Information

  • When to do

    Year-Round

  • Backcountry Campsites

    Ings Caravan Park, Ings Kippers

  • Pets allowed

    Yes - On Leash

  • Family friendly

    Older Children only

  • Route Signage

    Average

  • Crowd Levels

    Moderate

  • Route Type

    Lollipop

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