Cloud 9 Walking

Lake District Walking Holidays including Walking & Wildlife, Introduction to Fell Walking and Photography & Walking. Run by former Lake District National Park Ranger and mountain guide John White. Enjoy some classic and some lesser-known off the beaten track walks, and celebrate the wildlife, culture and history of England's premier National Park

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A Round of Four Wainwrights above Swindale

Distance from search point: 2.5 Miles

The summits of Selside, Branstree, Tarn Crag and Grey Crag are traversed before returning to Swindale via the remote Mosedale. The walk uses the Old Corpse Road from Mardale to Shap before we turn off to walk the little-used footpaths and open access... More info

ID:
5622
Length:
13.1 Miles
Grade:
Mountain Challenge

Shap, the Abbey and Keld Chapel

Distance from search point: 3.1 Miles

The walk crosses fields given over either to grazing or to growing hay and drops to Shap Abbey before turning to pass high above the River Lowther, with the abbey below. It soon reaches the village of Keld with its chapel and just behind the village,... More info

ID:
3827
Length:
3.3 Miles
Grade:
Easy Walk

Shap and Haweswater

Distance from search point: 3.1 Miles

I have rated this walk as strenuous because it really is a bleak area in winter and all the terrain is fairly high; in summer I would not think it as difficult. It crosses fields given over either to grazing or to growing hay and passes Shap Abbey... More info

ID:
3825
Length:
10.6 Miles
Grade:
Strenuous

Shap, the Abbey and Rosgill

Distance from search point: 3.1 Miles

This is an undemanding walk over easy terrain to the ruins of ancient Shap Abbey. Easy walking through meadows follows, with only one stiff climb which is up the lane from the river to Rosgill Village. This is followed by a high-level walk with river... More info

ID:
3826
Length:
5.9 Miles
Grade:
Moderate Walk

Wet Sleddale, Swindale and Mosedale

Distance from search point: 4.4 Miles

A wander round the fells west of Shap, from Wet Sleddale to Swindale, then up into Mosedale before returning to Wet Sleddale. This is a route from valley to valley which doesn't reach any summits, but for those who want adventure the Grade 2 scramble... More info

ID:
5146
Length:
9.9 Miles
Grade:
Strenuous

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