Locality: South Lakeland

www.footloosewalking.org.uk/2.html

Category:South Lakeland
Visits to the Website173
Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'We are a small friendly group of walkers who walk in the Lake District Cumbria. Although we started in 1999 as a singles walking group we are now a mix of singles and couples - is this the test of a successful singles group? All are welcome Singles, Couples, or just Independant. We walk on Sundays throughout the year and some midweek evenings from April to September. We also have an occasional weekend away.'

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record384

www.kendalfellwalkers.co.uk/index.htm

Category:South Lakeland
Visits to the Website383
Starting fromKendal
Overview

'We cater for walkers who want to walk in the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks and surrounding areas. We are a local club run by and for members therefore unfortunately we do not cater for visitors holidaying in the Lake District.'

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record907

www.sedberghgateway.org.uk/walking.html

Category:South Lakeland
Visits to the Website231
Starting fromSedbergh
Overview

'The market town of Sedbergh lies at the foot of the Howgill Fells near where the rivers Lune, Dee and Rawthey meet. For visiting walkers and cyclists it is the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales and also to a more local network of footpaths and quiet lanes that cover the fells and riverbanks around Dent, Garsdale and the upper Lune Valley ...'

Description from

Sedbergh Gateway

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record446

www.ulverstonwalkfest.co.uk

Category:South Lakeland
Visits to the Website421
Starting fromUlverston
Overview

Held Late April.

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record655

www.markrichards.info/walk-free/ride-and-stride-stagepaths/555-stagepath.html

Category:South Lakeland
Visits to the Website476
Distance (miles)26
Starting fromWindermere Station
Overview

'Introducing the first walking route dedicated to a Lakeland bus service. Eight walk stages link the regular bus stops for the 555 Stagecoach Bus between Windermere and Keswick.' Alert Could no longer find details via the Stagecoach Website itself.

Description from

Mark Richards

See also

Bus Timetables [Cumbria County Council] | 55 555 Walks Robert Swain [Yan Press, 2001]

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record1098

www.golakes.co.uk/adventure-capital/jennings.aspx

Category:South Lakeland
Visits to the Website405
Distance (miles)35
Starting fromInn on the Lake, Glenridding
Overview

'Takes you over ancient packhorse passes, through bustling villages, alongside flashing waters, and to the tops of summits that visually give many Alpine peaks a run for their money.'

Description from

GoLakes and Jennings Brewery

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record904

www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/public/ldp_public_home.php

Category:Cumbria
Navigate the Website>>> List of Paths >>> Cistercian Way (Cumbria)
Visits to the Website389
Distance (miles)24
Starting fromGrange-Over-Sands
Overview

'A route along the paths, tracks and byways of the low limestone hills that fringe the northern shores of Morecambe Bay via woodlands to Hampsfell and Cartmel Priory to Cark and Holker Hall. The route then continues over the sands of the Leven Estuary, but this is dangerous and should only be attempted with the recognised Sand Pilot. Otherwise the train should be caught to Ulverston where the Way continues by Dalton to Furness Abbey and the coast.'

Walks described here by
See also

The Cistercian Way [English Lakes] | Cistercian Way, Cumbria [Waymarking]

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record1002

www.hikeview.co.uk/CumbriaWay/CumbriaWay.html

Category:South Lakeland
Visits to the Website502
Distance (miles)70
Starting fromUlverston
Overview

'Starts in Ulverston and heads Northwards though the Lake District to finish in Carlisle. This is just the defined direction though and it is perfectly fine to walk Southwards from Carlisle to Ulverston. The Hadrian's Wall Path also passes through Carlisle and so there is an option to link the two walks into one for a longer jaunt.'

Description from

Hikeview

See also

The Cumbria Way [Ramblers - Lake District Area] | Cumbria Way [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes] | Cumbria Way [Rambling Man]

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record901

www.crosthwaiteandlyth.co.uk/damsonwalks.html

Category:South Lakeland
Visits to the Website449
Starting fromCrosthwaite
Overview

'Valerie Harrison with her husband John ran the Crosthwaite Post Office for many years until they retired in 2005. In 1999 she published the book DAMSON COUNTRY - Walks around the Lyth and Winster Valleys. It is now sadly out of print but she has allowed us to publish it on the Crosthwaite and Lyth web site virtually in its entirety. The words, maps and excellent illustrations are as they were in the book.'

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record1119

www.walkingpages.co.uk/trails_paths/ldpfurnessway.html

Category:South Lakeland
Visits to the Website392
Distance (miles)75
Starting fromArnside
Overview

'Path across southern Lakeland from coast to coast, beginning at Arnside on the eastern side of Morecombe Bay and finishing at Ravenglass on the Irish Sea.'

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record855

www.golakes.co.uk/adventure-capital/jennings.aspx

Category:South Lakeland
Visits to the Website292
Distance (miles)16
Starting fromWordsworth Hotel Grasmere
Overview

'Grasmere and Great Langdale are separated by a long ridge of low fells ... Exploring the crest of this ridge makes a fascinating and exciting walk. There are a number of ways of tackling it, but arguably the best way to do it, is to split it over two days. Doing it this way rather than walking it in one long day gives plenty of time to relax and enjoy the experience with some classic real ale from Jennings!'

Description from

GoLakes and Jennings Brewery

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record708

www.walkingenglishman.com/lakes.htm

Category:South Lakeland
Navigate the Website>>> The Kentmere Horseshoe
Visits to the Website861
Distance (miles)12
Starting fromKentmere Church
Overview

'A brilliant eastern Lake District walk with seven of Alfred Wainwright's Fells on the route. '

Walks described here by
See also

The Kentsmere Horseshoe [WalkLakes]

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record995

www.lancashirewalks.com/page41.htm

Category:South Lakeland
Visits to the Website390
Distance (miles)13
Starting fromKirkby Lonsdale
Overview

'Here’s a trail that needs just a day – the Limestone Link between Kirkby Lonsdale and Arnside, traversing the limestone upland along the Lancashire-Cumbria border and starting and ending at places with good public transport links.' However note that I have repplaced the Link in 'Lancashire Walks' by another one to a Walk in the same vicinity, as the original seems no longer to be operative.

Description from

Lancashire Walks in the Blackpool Gazette

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record792

www.explorelowfurness.co.uk/guidedwalks.htm

Category:South Lakeland
Visits to the Website360
Starting fromLow Furness
Overview

'The Low Furness Peninsula, a recognised Hidden Britain Centre, has shaped and been shaped by humankind for at least 3,000 years and the emerging history and archaeology add further mystery to the particular influences left by Druidic, Roman, Celtic, Viking, Puritan and Victorian faith builders and settlers in their time in this place. Few places in Britain can boast as much rural variety as this; miles of wild and diverse coastline to explore from the endless sands of Bardsea beach to the raw and atmospheric reaches of Roe Island and Piel Island. Inland, rich farmland, small hamlets and woods rise to reach the limestone pavements and heights of Birkrigg Common with its panoramic views of Morecambe Bay and of the nearby Lakeland fells.'

Description from

Explore Low Furness

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record724

www.carrsflour.co.uk/contact.html

Category:South Lakeland
Visits to the Website467
Distance (miles)51
Starting fromKendal
Overview

Miller's Way was 'created by Carrs Breadmaker to commemorate the 175th anniversary of Carrs - The Miller's Way is a glorious 51-mile walk from the heart of Kendal to the centre of Carlisle. It was inspired by the original journey made by Quaker miller Jonathan Dodgson Carr - who founded the Carr’s flour, bread and biscuit dynasty in Carlisle on June 29 1831 after leaving his home town of Kendal'.

Unfortunately, it seems that information about the Walk(s) is no longer available via the Carr's Flour Website.  But, a/the Route Guide can apparently be purchased from the Penrith Tourist Information Centre.

Description from

Carrs Flour

See also

Miller's Way [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes] | Ex Pannus Ad Panem: The Miller's Way Reinterpreted

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record1640

www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/learning/archaeologyhistory/reflections-on-history-audio...

Category:South Lakeland
Visits to the Website280
Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'The Reflections on History project explored the industrial archaeology of the Windermere catchment, looking at how humans have shaped the landscape around them. We investigated woodland industries, fulling mills, a quarry, mining remains and iron production sites through four community archaeology surveys.'

Description from

Lake District National Park

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record557

www.golakes.co.uk/adventure-capital/jennings.aspx

Category:South Lakeland
Visits to the Website377
Distance (miles)30
Starting fromQueen's Hotel, Ambleside
Overview

'Explore the central lakes and take in some of the most stunning scenery in the county with lots of opportunities to sample real ale too!'

Description from

GoLakes and Jennings Brewery

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record786

www.forestry.gov.uk/grizedale

Category:Eden
Navigate the Website>>> Walking Trails >>> Silurian Way
Visits to the Website595
Distance (miles)10
Starting fromGrizedale Forest Park
Overview

'Grizedale Forest is famous for its outdoor sculptures. Since 1977 leading international artists have created sculpture in response to Grizedale Forest's unique environment, establishing the first collection of site-specific art in the UK. Now around 40 sited artworks are located across the forest, linked by the network of walking and cycling trails. The sculptures provide moments of contemplation and a special way of navigating this extraordinary landscape.'

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record2167

www.lakesline.co.uk/?Places_to_Visit

Category:South Lakeland
Navigate the Website>>> Walks from the Stations [PDF]
Visits to the Website98
Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'The Lakes Line, from Oxenholme to Windermere, runs through a glorious rural area, linking attractive small towns and villages. This is the area covered by these five walks. On either side of the railway lie deciduous woods and rolling pastures, and through these rush or cascade rivers, becks and streams.'

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record428

www.windermere-way.co.uk

Category:South Lakeland
Visits to the Website543
Distance (miles)45
Starting fromWindermere
Overview

'Circular walk that takes you right around Lake Windermere. The route includes most of the accessible lake shore paths together with ascents of all the high points around the lake. It offers some stunning walking and an ever changing vista of Windermere.'

Description from

Phil Kirby

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Views of 'Full' Record1010

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