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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

 The walk starts in Bassenthwaite village and crosses the fields, giving extensive views of the fells and out to the west coast.  It then descends through Dodd Wood to Mirehouse and St Bega's church..  Retrning by the Lake shore to Scarness Farm and back to Bassenthwaite village.

Saturday, 23 March 2024
Meeting time:
9:15 am
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
13.2km / 8.2mi
Ascent:
402.3m / 1320ft
Type:
circular

The section by the lake shore was underwater during the recce so a detour may have to be taken unless we have dry weather or participants bring wellies or swimsuits!

Features

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

Meeting point

Grid reference:
NY 52700 29501
Nearest postcode:
CA11 8RQ
what3words:
limits.hexes.dugouts
Meeting time:
9:15 am

Penrith Rugby Club

Starting point

Grid reference:
NY 23048 32272
Nearest postcode:
CA12 4QP
what3words:
doubts.ramble.tricycle
Start time:
10:00 am

Bassenthwaite village

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