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Penrith Group

We are the Penrith Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking
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Overview

A delightful walk climbing up to Alcock Tarn, then down to the Coffin route from Wordsworth's Cottage, and continuing to Rydal where we turn to gain Loughrigg Terrace above Rydal Water, past Rydal caves and on through Red Bank Woods to Grasmere.

Saturday, 2 March 2024
Meeting time:
8:45 am
Start time:
9:30 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
14.5km / 9.0mi
Ascent:
548.6m / 1800ft
Type:
circular

On good paths but with some steep sections, and at a moderate pace.

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Toilets available
  • Car parking available
  • Car sharing available

Meeting point

Grid reference:
NY 52996 29904
Nearest postcode:
CA11 8RQ
what3words:
bandstand.radiates.ship
Meeting time:
8:45 am

PENRITH RUGBY CLUB CARPARK

Starting point

Grid reference:
NY 33800 08501
Nearest postcode:
LA22 9RE
what3words:
benched.robes.storms
Start time:
9:30 am

Layby on A 591 just before the Sun Inn

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking