Derwentwater

Programme of Walks

  • All walks are graded as to difficulty. For an example of the grading system click here.
  • To get the most out of your walks, please read the guidelines for walkers and safety matters by clicking here.
  • For details of all walks on this programme please contact the appropriate leader below. He/she will then be able to provide specific details of the starting point and time, terrain, ascent, distance and difficulties and answer any queries you may have.
  • Please be aware that it is occasionally necessary to cancel walks at the last minute due to unforeseen circumstances. Every effort is made to add such changes to the website, but it is always advisable to contact the leader on the phone number supplied.

Easy Walks Leisurely Half Day Walks
Moderate Walks Moderate Wednesday Walks
Strenuous Walks Click on the grid reference to find the start point on Street Map

Easy Walks

Walks are 4 - 5 miles long

DATE START TIME WALK AREA START POINT GRID REF GRADE DISTANCE in miles ASCENT in feet LEADER'S TEL
24/09/17 2.00pm Howick/Hutton Galloway's Society for the Blind, Howick park Avenue, Penwortham PR1 0LS SD 510 279 7 5.3 250 Norman 01772 745801
08/10/17 2.00pm Avenham Park Broadgate. Roadside parking  by 1st bridge SD 531 283 7 5   Sheila O
01253
725580
22/10/17 2.00pm Longton Brick Croft Brick Croft car park SD 478 250 7 5 none Jane W
01772
436494

Leisurely Half Day Walks

These walks 5 to 5.5 miles long

DATE START TIME WALK AREA START POINT GRID REF GRADE DISTANCE in miles ASCENT in feet LEADER'S TEL
20/09/17 10.15 Scorton The Barn PR3 1AU SD 502 488 6 5.5 717 Ann
01253
886143
27/09/17 10.15 Standish Meet at the Boars Head, Wigan Rd., Standish WN6 0AD SD 578 086 6 5 Little Ann & Penny 01257 024446
11/10/17 10.15 Condor Green The Stork SD 459 560 6 5 Little Chris &
Dianne 01253
722056
18/10/17 10.15 Pendle & Burnley Way Four Alls, Higham BB12 9EZ   6 4.8 750 John &
Peter
01253
314077

Moderate Wednesday Walks

These are full day walks so you will need to carry food and drink with you

DATE START TIME WALK AREA START POINT GRID REF GRADE DISTANCE in miles ASCENT in feet LEADER'S TEL
27/09/17 10.15 Great Hill/Tockholes Plantation Brinscall Baths SD 628 214 4/5 7.5 700 Joan S 01772 628214
11/10/17 10.15 Fox's Pulpit Lune End of the village of Beckfoot NY 617 965 4/5 7.5 800 June N
01253
893765
25/10/17 10.15 "The Great Stone of Fourstones" from Low Bentham Harley Bank Car Park in Low Bentham SD 651 693 4/5 8.5 700 Rob/
Pauline
07450 916980

Moderate Walks

These are full day walks so you need to carry food and drink with you

DATE START TIME WALK AREA START POINT GRID REF GRADE DISTANCE in miles ASCENT in feet LEADER'S TEL
08/10/17 10.15 High Bentham High Bentham car park SD 667 694 4 8.5 820 Brian 2
01253
821189
22/10/17 10.15 Staveley/Potter Tarn Staveley Mill Yard SD 470 983 4 8 750 June
01253
893765
29/10/17 10.15 Skipton Moor Canal Bridge car park, low Bradley SE 000 482 4 9 1,250 Christine
H 01257
271257

 

Strenuous Walks

These are full day walks so you need to carry food and drink with you

DATE START TIME WALK AREA START POINT GRID REF GRADE DISTANCE in miles ASCENT in feet LEADER'S TEL
24/09/17 9.45 North Western Fells Mainly on good paths with some easy scrambling Hawse End NY 247 213 2 12 3,350 John
01772
682740
08/10/17 9.30 TBA           Ian
01772 463450
15/10/17 9.30 Eastern Fells
Mainly on good tracks and paths but with some easy scrambling
Parking area by Stybarrow Crag NY 387 179 2 11 4,000 Ray
01253 869714

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Transport:
Members are encouraged to 'car share' as much as possible. The recommended mileage rate is 10p per mile.

Walk Reports:
To enable leaders to submit walk reports a form is available here as a Word Document.

Reminder:
On the odd occasion that a member or visitor has an accident while participating in a group walk it may be necessary to fill in an accident report form. These are available from the group secretary and the Treasurer.

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