Miles Without Stiles - Viewpoints
Miles Without Stiles
The following routes have been suggested as suitable for wheelchair users. Most are very limited in terms of distance and often follow minor roads. Parking is often limited.
Grid Ref 405991
East shore of the lake, just north of Bowness. A new illustrated information panel helps to interpret this popular view across Windermere.
Beech Hill, Windermere
Grid Ref 388920
East shore of the lake south of Bowness. Car Park is next to the Beech Hill hotel.
Borrans Park, Waterhead
Grid Ref 375034
Leave your car in the National Park car park opposite Waterhead Pier and follow the road north of the Pier to a gate giving access to the park. The remains of a Roman fort are visible in the park and there are excellent views of the lake and boats.
Brown Howe, Coniston
Grid Ref 292910
This is a sloping grassy lakeshore area south of Coniston village.
Jenkins Field, Glenridding
Grid Ref 387168
Use the National Park car park and take the road down to the steamer pier. Jenkins Field is adjacent to the pier. If you wish to ride on the steamer, the pier at Pooley Bridge is also accessible for wheelchairs.
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