Burton-in-Kendal - Hutton Roof - Lancaster Canal

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Burton is an ancient market town, now a rather large village without its former importance. There are two inns, one of which at least has the appearance of having been a staging post for mail coaches. The walk goes along quiet lanes to the hamlet of Hutton Roof before climbing the fell from which it takes its name and descending by a lane and a limestone pavement to the disused Lancaster Canal. There was an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease two days before our long-planned visit, but it was possible to adapt the walk to use the paths that remained open with a view to revising the walk at a later date.

England - North England - Cumbria - Countryside

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Birds, Butterflies, Church, Flowers, Food Shop, Great Views, Hills or Fells, Pub, Tea Shop, Toilets, Wildlife, Woodland
17/07/2012 - Janet Berry

Did walk in July 2012 after heavy rain. Walk was very dry and easy to navigate. Stuart & Janet

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