Where: Wansfell Pike Hike from Ambleside
in the Lake District of England
When: July 2014
Wansfell Pike is situated on the east side
of Ambleside, with the hike having good views
over the town and Lake Windermere.
The image below is from the car park on
the north side of Ambleside, off Rydel Road.
That is Wansfell Pike you see there, with the
white line showing the main path to the
This is a large pay car park that most
hikers use. Don't think there is any free
parking in Ambleside.
Leave the car park via a footbridge onto
Rydal Road, then turn right into Ambleside.
Follow the main road through Ambleside round
past the Salutation Hotel, Queens Hotel, and
the White Lion Hotel till you reach Lake
Road, about half of a mile from the car park.
The route onto the mountain is off Lake Road
onto Old Lake Road, then up Blue Hill
Car Park to Blue Hill Road Map.