This walk has been cancelled

Forestry work in area causing problems on route. We hope to put on this walk at a later date.

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Carlisle Group

We are the Carlisle 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

Undulating walk on established tracks, paths and quiet lanes taking in viewpoints of Slater Bridge, Cathedral Cave and Skelwith Force.

Tuesday, 12 March 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
14.5km / 9.0mi
Ascent:
457.3m / 1500ft
Type:
circular

Map: OL 7 Lakes South East

Approximately 1500’ of climbing over whole route.  A couple of short sections of rough, steep path.

Toilets at Elterwater village by NT car park (30p)

Refreshments: Three Shires Inn is passed and pub / cafe options at the finish

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Car parking available
  • Car sharing available
  • Dog friendly
  • Family-Friendly

Starting point

Grid reference:
NY 32794 04744
Nearest postcode:
LA22 9HU
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Start time:
10:00 am

Meet by entrance to National Trust car park in Elterwater village (opposite Britannia Inn). NT car park free for members or £8.50 for all day. Limited free parking options in small quarry and on common above 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