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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 circular route from Glenridding ascending one side of the impressive glacial valley of Grisedale Beck and descending the other side. The paths and tracks are clear, some with a rocky surface, affording spectacular views over Glenridding and Ullswater. 

Wednesday, 28 February 2024
Meeting time:
9:30 am
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
2:30 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
12.1km / 7.5mi
Ascent:
259.1m / 850ft
Type:
circular

The walk is moderate at a leisurely pace and passes by the peaceful Lanty's Tarn on the descent.

Features

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Car parking available
  • Car sharing available
  • Dog friendly

Meeting point

Grid reference:
NY 52691 29491
Nearest postcode:
CA10 2AL
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Meeting time:
9:30 am

Penrith Rugby Union Club Car Park

Starting point

Grid reference:
NY 38633 16970
Nearest postcode:
CA11 0PD
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Start time:
10:00 am

Greenside Road parking, Glenridding

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