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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 moderate/strenuous 7 mile walk, 2100 ft ascent, walked at a moderate pace. Outstanding views (weather permitting!).  The route goes via Black Sail, Fleetwith Pike and Haystacks.  Steep in places but no scrambling.

Wednesday, 6 March 2024
Meeting time:
9:00 am
Start time:
9:45 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Strenuous
Distance:
11.3km / 7.0mi
Ascent:
640.1m / 2100ft
Type:
circular

Parking is at a National Trust car park, so please bring your membership card if you have one.

Features

  • 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 22560 13536
Nearest postcode:
CA12 5XJ
what3words:
column.riding.removes
Start time:
9:45 am

National Trust Car Park near Honister Slate Mine

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