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
03/06/18 2pm Pilling Pilling Sands car park SD 389 500 7 5 None Ann
01253
886143
17/06/18 2pm Brock Valley Barton Grange Garden Centre SD 510 406 7 5 Little Jane
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
30/05/18 10:15 Worden Park Plough Inn, Euxton
PR7 6HB
SD 537 196 6 5 Little Jane
07754
439528
06/06/18 10:15 River walk The Three Fishes BB7 9PQ SD 716 385 6 5 Little Helen &
Bob
07813
601231
13/06/18 10:15 Rufford Hesketh Arms L40 1SB SD 461 155 6 5 Little Chris &
Dianne
01253
722056
20/06/18 10:15 Pleasington Loop Butlers Arms BB2 5JH SD 642 263 6 5 Little Marion
07504
983219
27/06/18 10:15 Ribchester Ribchester Arms SD 653 355 6 5   Ann Mc
01253
886143

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
30/05/18 10:15 Ease Gill Kirk Cowan Bridge, Fraser Hall CP, behind cafe or adjacent lane SD 635 765 4/5 10.5 1,600 Pat
01253 734665
13/06/18 10:15 Little Hoole Junction of New Road & Hall Carr Lane SD 478 244 4/5 9 Nearly flat David K
01772
312027
27/06/18 10:15 Barley Heritage Centre CP, Barrowford SD 862 398 4/5 7.5 1,000 John 01257 271257

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
20/05/18 10:15 Carlton Glen and Pinhaw Carlton village opposite village shop SD 973 497 4 10 1,000 Dorothy
01772
865059
27/05/18 10:15 Blawith Fells Opposite the entrance to Hoseasons Crake Valley Park SD 287 900 4 7.5 1,400 Betsy
01772
682740
03/06/18 10:15 Feniscliffe via Withnell Fold Park at Pleasington Playing Fields, Tower Road,  BB2 5LE   4 9.5 500 Jeanette
01257
241349
10/06/18 10:15 Brindle Brindle Village Hall, rear car park SD 599 241 4 9 800 Jim
01257
241349
17/06/18 10:15 Barbondale Barbon Village Hall SD 630 824 4 9 1,270 Richard
01772
634504
24/06/18 10:15 Langdale/Elterwater Skelwith Bridge NY 344 033 4 9.5 Little Christine M 01253
701161

 

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
27/05/18 9:30 Barbon Barbon Village Hall SD 627 823 2 15.6 3,700 Ian
01772
463450
03/06/18 9:30 Leader required            
10/06/18 9:30 Leader required            
17/06/18 9:30 Lingmoor Fell
Lots of short rocky descents, sometimes steep, and a tight squeeze!
Walthwaite Bottom, Elterwater NY 329 051 2 10 2,500 Kath
01772
785044
24/06/18 9:30 Eastern Fells Parking area near 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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