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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 limited summer series of 6 linear walks using public transport

Linear walk from Kirkstone Pass to Aira Force over Red Screes, Fairfield, Helvellyn etc finishing at Aira force

Monday, 20 May 2024
Meeting time:
8:50 am
Start time:
9:30 am
Estimated finish time:
6:00 pm
Difficulty:
Strenuous
Distance:
24.1km / 15.0mi
Ascent:
1676.4m / 5500ft
Type:
linear

Depart Penrith PRC 08:50

Depart Aira Force NT car park to catch the 09:34 Bus 508 to Kirkstone pass.

(This is the 09:02 from Penrith bus station if anyone prefers to start from Penrith)

OAP's with bus passes travel for free

Features

  • Car parking available
  • Car sharing available

Meeting point

Grid reference:
NY 52721 29575
Nearest postcode:
CA11 8RE
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Meeting time:
8:50 am

Penrith PRC

Starting point

Grid reference:
NY 40064 19992
Nearest postcode:
CA11 0JY
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Start time:
9:30 am

Aira Force NT car park

Finishing point

Grid reference:
NY 40132 08121
Nearest postcode:
LA22 9LQ
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Estimated finish time:
6:00 pm

Kirkstone pass

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