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Alston,

walkalstonmoor.com

Visits to the Website63
Overview

'One of its aims is to promote Alston Moor as a destination for walkers for both visitors and local people by providing information on local walks, the area in general and the facilities available. It will also lead monthly walks and is actively involved in the North Pennines Walking Festival and with the Greg’s Hut Association, who maintain Greg’s Hut, an old lead-mining building high up on Cross Fell now a mountain bothy.'

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record252

Kirkby Stephen,

www.walkeden.org

Visits to the Website435
Overview

'Kirkby Stephen nestles in a corner of Cumbria often missed by visitors to the county. The attractive and friendly market town sits on the upper reaches of the River Eden, before it winds its way through the Eden Valley towards the Solway Firth.'

See also

Walking [Kirkby Stephen Town Council]

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record675

www.northpennines.org.uk/Pages/Walking.aspx

Visits to the Website346
Overview

'The North Pennines is the northernmost section of the Pennine range of hills which runs north–south through northern England. It lies between Carlisle to the west and Darlington to the east. It is bounded to the north by the Tyne Valley and to the south by the Stainmore Gap ... The North Pennines was designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1988 for its moorland scenery, the product of centuries of farming and lead-mining. At almost 2,000 square kilometres (770 sq mi) it is the second largest of the 49 AONBs in the United Kingdom.'

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record763

friendsofthenorthpennines.org.uk/north-pennines-walking-festival/

Visits to the Website239
Overview

Latest Dates 26 September - 4 October 2015. 'This year (2016), however, there will not be a Friends of the North Pennines Walking Festival and instead the Trustees will take some time to consider how to raise funding and plan an approach to running an event in 2017.'

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record678

Around and About,

www.skyware.co.uk/scwf/

Visits to the Website277
Overview

Usually held Late April.

County (Historic)
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Shap,

www.walkhighwestmorland.co.uk

Visits to the Website346
Overview

'The village of Shap sits high amongst wild and stunning scenery, surrounded by beautiful countryside ideal for both the gentle walker and the more ambitious explorer to discover.'

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record801

Ullswater,

www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/visiting/events/ullswater-walking-festival-2015

Visits to the Website191
Overview

Latest Dates 24 September - 2 October 2016.

Description from

Lake District National Park

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record515

Around and About,

www.visiteden.co.uk/outdoor-adventures/walking-in-eden

Visits to the Website228
Overview

'Eden in Cumbria - The Lake District is a paradise for walkers ... Here are some ideas for walking routes to get you started.'

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record349

Hartsop,

www.walklakes.co.uk/walk_168.html

Visits to the Website260
Distance (miles)7
Overview

'The fells surrounding the Dale are not the highest or most famous, yet they deserve more of an accolade as the views are stunning ... This Walk takes you to the top of the following hills: Little Hart Crag, High Hartsop Dodd, Hartsop Above How, Hart Crag, Gale Crag, and Dove Crag; and includes 5 Wainwrights, 3 Hewitts, 3 Nuttalls, 6 Birketts, and 1 sub Dewey.'

Description from

WalkLakes

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record480

The Thrang, Mallerstang Valley,

www.edenbenchmarks.org.uk/sculptures.htm

Visits to the Website87
Overview

'A series of ten contemporary stone sculptures located at intervals along the length of the river Eden between its source above the Mallerstang valley and Rockliffe, north of Carlisle, where it runs into the Solway Firth.' For the start: 'Park in a lay-by near The Thrang, in the Mallerstang valley and walk up the steep track signposted "Lady Anne’s Way". Water Cut is visible on the horizon 2 km away. (Map reference SD 786 985)  A longer circular walk is available, continuing along Lady Anne’s Way to Hell Gill Bridge, following a public path down to Hellgill force and then north, via Hanging Lund and Elmgill where a short section of road brings you back to the Thrang'.

Description from

Eden Benchmarks

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record300

Around and About,

www.emagin.org/Routes_by_Region/North_West.aspx

Navigate the Website>>> Eden Valley Loop 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Visits to the Website298
Overview

'We launched the Eden Valley Loops in summer 2010, following years of development by local volunteers and riding groups. The Loops are 135 km of routes designed for horse riders, off road cyclists and walkers based in Cumbria.'

Description from

British Horse Society Equine Mapping and Geographical Information Network

See also

Walking in Eden: Circular and Linear Routes in the Eden Valley Ron Scholes (Sigma Press, 2014)

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record906

Near Kirkby Stephen,

www.nvt.org.uk/pdfs/Walking-Guide.pdf

Visits to the Website503
Distance (miles)7
Overview

'The three historic listed viaducts owned by the Trust were constructed for the South Durham & Lancashire Union Railway for its opening in 1861. After a working life of almost exactly 100 years they were abandoned by British Railways until acquired by the Trust, Smardale Gill in 1989, Podgill in 2000 and Merrygill a few years later. Smardale Gill, in particular, needed extensive restoraton in the early 1990s, the others less so. The Trust also owns a number of lesser structures along the course of the former railway.'

Description from

The Northern Viaduct Trust

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record818

Allendale,

www.northumberlandlife.org/teatrail/

Visits to the Website547
Distance (miles)36
Overview

'Isaac's Tea Trail has been described as England's last great undiscovered wilderness trek. The trail runs over 36 miles and is mainly in Northumberland and entirely within the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty ... A fully illustrated new trail guide Hidden Heritage in England's North Country (2013) at £4.95 with 100 people and places of special interest from local Tourist Information Centres. Also a free trail leaflet downloadable from the trail website.'

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Allenheads Heritage Centre

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record3800

Patterdale,

www.helvellyn.com/patterdale_boundary_walk.html

Visits to the Website303
Overview

'On the first Saturday of July every year The Patterdale Parish Parish Boundary Walk takes place ... This annual event is a lot of fun for those taking part and raises much needed funds for St Patrick's Church in Patterdale and the Patterdale Church of England Primary School ... There are 3 separate walks covering from 7 to 30 miles to encourage more people to take part.'

Description from

Helvellyn.com

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record721

Grizedale Forest Park,

www.forestry.gov.uk/grizedale

Navigate the Website>>> Walking Trails >>> Silurian Way
Visits to the Website532
Distance (miles)10
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
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record2017

Kirkby Stephen,

www.visitcumbria.com/evnp/kirkby-stephen-poetry-path/

Visits to the Website118
Distance (miles)2
Overview

'The landscape speaks to us, if we just take the time to understand its language. Increasingly, it is telling us that our cultural affiliation with nature is in crisis. The wildlife dimension is being dissipated at an unprecedented rate and there is an urgent need for action to halt the destruction and restore wilderness eco systems before it is too late.'

Description from

Dick Capel

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record436

Threlkeld,

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

Visits to the Website200
Distance (miles)32
Overview

'Borrowdale is blessed with an amazing range of mountain scenery. From the lofty heights and lonely moorland of the Skiddaw massif, to the gentle woodland on the banks of Derwentwater, through the craggy enclosing ridges of High Spy and the secretive side valley of Watendlath. Any walk through Borrowdale is a delight, but to immerse yourself on a three day expedition is an unforgettable experience.'

Description from

GoLakes and Jennings Brewery

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record478

Threlkeld,

www.threlkeldweb.co.uk/threlkeld-walks

Visits to the Website610
Overview

'6 walks with maps that start and finish in Threlkeld, so why not go for a walk around the village? ... The village of Threlkeld in Cumbria is situated in the Northern Lake District, 4 miles east of Keswick and 14 miles west of Penrith beneath Blencathra mountain.'

Description from

Threlkeld Parish Council

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record641

Pooley Bridge,

www.ullswater.com/the-ullswater-way/

Visits to the Website94
Distance (miles)20
Overview

'Walking route around Ullswater. The route can be walked in either direction and from any starting point. Why not walk the route in shorter sections, using an open top bus or steamer to start your journey!'

Description from

Ullswater Association

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record337

Kirkby Stephen,

www.yomp.org

Visits to the Website188
Overview

'Run or walk on Cumbrian Fells: 23, 11.5 or 6.5 miles.' Latest Date 5 June 2016.

Description from

Rotary Club of Upper Eden

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record471

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