Monthly Longer Walks

Friday 3rd MAY

Lake Windermere South – 16 miles
Meet at Newby Bridge SD 368 864. Take A590 to roundabout at Newby Bridge. After roundabout the A592 becomes the A590! Take A590 and cross bridge over River Leven to Newby Bridge Hotel. Follow minor road to your left for a few yards and you can park on this minor road.
Walk – Newby Bridge, Gummer’s How, Rosthwaite Heights, Hawkshead Ferry, lakeside footpaths and minor roads to Finsthwaite, Newby Bridge. Walk is 16 miles with 2000ft of ascent.

Friday 7th JUNE

Upper Nidderdale, Yorkshire – approx 16 miles
Cars to Middlesmoor CP (Grid Ref 093 743).For Satnav the post code of the nearby Crown Hotel is HG3 5ST. The walk is approximately 15 miles with over 2000ft of ascent. Walk – How Stean Gorge, Ramsgill, Lofthouse, Scar House Reservoir, Middlesmoor. Walk start time is 9.30am.

5th July

Fairfield Horseshoe – 11 miles
Cars to Pay and Display car park at the northern end of Ambleside on the A591 (Grid Ref.376 046.Meet at 9.30am.
The walk is 11miles with over 3000ft of ascent. Low Pike,High Pike, Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Heron Pike, Nab Scar, Ambleside.

6th September

Ullswater East Side – approx 13 miles
Meet at 9.30am at the car park in Glenridding.(Grid Ref 384 168). It will be necessary to hire transport to Pooley Bridge- probably an 8 seater minibus. Transport will be booked so numbers will be required in advance.
The walk is approximately 13 miles. Pooley Bridge, The Cockpit, Howtown, Patterdale, Lanty’s Tarn, Glenridding.