Lakeside to Newby Bridge

Discover the Family Friendly Walk from Lakeside Pier to Newby Bridge!

Categories: Days Out

Looking for a delightful outing the whole family can enjoy? Explore our stunning, pram, and wheelchair-friendly footpath that seamlessly connects Lakeside Pier and Newby Bridge. This picturesque journey offers not only breathtaking views but also a safe and accessible way to travel between these two charming locations.

Lakeside to Newby Bridge

Starting at Lakeside Pier nestled near the shores of Windermere Lake, the path winds its way alongside the River Leven, meandering through grasslands and over the enchanting Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway. Prepare to be wowed by the nature, and the occasional nostalgic chug of a passing steam train.

Accessibility is key, the smooth, well-maintained gravel path caters to everyone, whether you're strolling with little ones, pushing a pram, or navigating on wheels. Find a serene spot on the grassy banks for a delightful picnic.

Accessibility is key

Approaching Newby Bridge, you'll catch glimpses of the historic Newby Bridge itself, a captivating stone structure that has stood as a testament to the region's rich history for over three and a half centuries. Arriving in the quaint village, take a leisurely wander through its charming streets or treat yourself to refreshments at one of the cosy cafes or pubs.

Don't miss the opportunity to admire the river and bridge from this picturesque vantage point. Plus, with Newby Bridge Halt conveniently located just a two-minute walk from the path's end, you can easily catch the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway back to Lakeside Station or venture west to Haverthwaite Station.

For those planning onward travel, Newby Bridge offers regular bus services to Kendal and Barrow-in-Furness, ensuring convenient connections to nearby attractions such as Ulverston and the Lakeland Motor Museum.

Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a history buff, or simply seeking a car-free adventure to Lakeside Pier, this newly created path caters to all. So, lace up your walking boots, pack a picnic, capture stunning photos, and set off on an adventure along this scenic route.

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