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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

 We will drive to Pooley Bridge to catch the 9.20 service bus to Patterdale, where we will begin the Western side of the Ullswater Way, starting in Patterdale and walking along good, well-marked paths beside Ullswater, past Glenridding to Aira Force where we will continue over Gowbarrow Fell and Great  Meldrum, avoiding the closed section of Swinburn's Park, and walk to Bennethead on minor roads then cross several fields before descending to Pooley Bridge.

Wednesday, 21 February 2024
Meeting time:
8:45 am
Start time:
9:45 am
Estimated finish time:
3:30 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
18.5km / 11.5mi
Ascent:
570m / 1870ft
Type:
linear

This is a linear walk which will be at a moderate pace.  If you are meeting us in Patterdale you will need to arrange transport back from Pooley Bridge.

If the weather is poor we will follow the terrace path from Aira Force rather than climb over Gowbarrow Fell.

 

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Toilets available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Car parking available
  • Car sharing available

Meeting point

Grid reference:
NY 52620 29477
Nearest postcode:
CA11 8RQ
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Meeting time:
8:45 am

Penrith rugby club carpark

Starting point

Grid reference:
NY 39215 16024
Nearest postcode:
CA11 0PJ
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Start time:
9:45 am

Bus stop near Patterdale Hotel

Finishing point

Grid reference:
NY 47443 24271
Nearest postcode:
CA10 2NQ
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Estimated finish time:
3:30 pm

Contact the leader for details

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