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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

Overview

Blencathra starting at the Blencathra Centre, up Blease Fell and over the Saddle, then down via Scales Fell & back along via Gategill & High Row Farm.

Wednesday, 20 December 2023
Meeting time:
9:00 am
Start time:
9:30 am
Estimated finish time:
2:30 pm
Difficulty:
Strenuous
Distance:
11.3km / 7.0mi
Ascent:
833.9m / 2736ft
Type:
circular

There is an alternative low level walk from the Blencathra Centre, if the weather conditions do not permit the planned walk.

Features

  • Car parking available
  • Car sharing available

Meeting point

Grid reference:
NY 52700 29501
Nearest postcode:
CA11 8RQ
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Meeting time:
9:00 am

Penrith Rugby Club Car Park

Starting point

Grid reference:
NY 30340 25594
Nearest postcode:
CA12 4SG
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Start time:
9:30 am

The Blencathra Centre

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