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Mountains of the British Isles - England - Lake District:

Explore the mountains of the Lake District from the comfort of your computer, tablet or smart phone with this virtual reality mountain tour of the following peaks.




Start Point(s)Sort

Kidsty Pike 780m Nut Mardale Head
High Street 828m Nut Mardale Head
Rampsgill Head 792m Nut Mardale Head
Rough Crag 628m Nut Mardale Head
Scafell Pike 978m NHP, CoHP, Nut Wasdale Head, Seathwaite

Let's Go:

Red routes are tours supported by most modern HTML5 compatable browsers, including those on tablets and mobile phones.

Blue routes require Apple's QuickTime plug-in and are unfortunately not supported by all modern browsers.

Float cursor over picture button below to view start location, allowing time for Google Map to update. Click the picture button to begin tour. Good Luck.

The Riggindale Horseshoe:

The Riggindale Horseshoe lies in the far eastern fells of the Lake District above Haweswater, a reservoir built between 1929 and 1935 to supply the city of Manchester with water. The start point for those hiking the horseshoe is the car park at Mardale Head, Mardale being the valley flooded to create the lake. Expand article

One bright May evening, after a business appointment in Penrith, I exited the M6 motorway at Shap and drove down the narrow lanes to north eastern end of Haweswater to follow it's southern shore to Mardale Head.... Expand article