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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 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

This walk starts in Portinscale, has no stiles and is on easy footpaths along the side of Derwentwater.  There are two alternatives.  An out and back of just 5 miles or ascending a steep, rough path to cross the Lakeside road and return on the Allerdale Ramble, with scenic views across the lake, completing a 6.5 ml circuit.

Wednesday, 26 June 2024
Meeting time:
9:30 am
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
2:00 pm
Difficulty:
Leisurely
Distance:
10.5km / 6.5mi
Ascent:
243.8m / 800ft
Type:
circular

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Car parking available
  • Car sharing available
  • Dog friendly
  • No Stiles

Meeting point

Grid reference:
NY 52700 29501
Nearest postcode:
CA11 8RQ
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Meeting time:
9:30 am

Penrith Rugby Club Car Park

Starting point

Grid reference:
NY 25299 23801
Nearest postcode:
CA12 5RE
what3words:
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Start time:
10:00 am

Roadside parking on the road leading from the B5289 to the footbridge into Portinscale NY 253 236

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 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