Which? reveals best walks in Cumbria as 6 feature in UK’s top 50

Which? reveals best walks in Cumbria as 6 feature in UK’s top 50

View from Helvellyn Summit 3,117 ft

5th April 2022

Unsurprisingly, with all the beautiful scenery Cumbria has to boast, it is the perfect place for a walk, whether you are after a leisurely countryside stroll or a full-on hike.

But what is the best walk the Cumbria has to offer?

Which? released a survey to find out, ranking each walk on its scenery, accessibility, wildlife, facilities, places of interest and more.

Helvellyn takes the top spot for walks in Cumbria, ranking 4th in the UK overall and a score of 87%.

Number two for Cumbria is the Buttermere circuit, ranking 5th overall. With a difficulty rating of just one, this scenic 4.5 mile walk gets an overall rating of 86%.

Best walks in Cumbria
These are the Cumbria walks listed in the top 50 in the UK, along with their overall position and score.

4 – Helvellyn (87%)

5 - Buttermere Circuit (86%)

9 – Catbells (85%)

16 – Old Man of Coniston (84%)

17 – Scafell Pike (84%)

23 – Ambleside to Grasmere: Coffin route (82%)

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