The Greyhound Hotel

Newly refurbished Hotel reopened in May 2018. Double and twin en-suite accommodation with a large public bar and restaurant on the ground floor.

The Greyhound is over 300 years old and we have tastefully restored many of the original features. Outside seating to the front and rear and we also offer secure dry storage for bicycles.

Walks near here

Shap, the Abbey and Rosgill

Distance from search point: 0.6 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

Shap, the Abbey and Keld Chapel

Distance from search point: 0.6 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: 0.6 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 - Hardendale - Harberwain Rigg - Shap

Distance from search point: 0.6 Miles

This walk is to the limestone Pennine area to the east of Shap rather than to the more familiar Lakeland fringe that I have described in other walks. It follows the Coast to Coast walk out of the village, crossing first the railway and then the M6... More info

ID:
8064
Length:
7.3 Miles
Grade:
Moderate Walk

Wet Sleddale, Swindale and Mosedale

Distance from search point: 1.9 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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