walking in cumbria

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highest point scafell pike 978 metres / 3209 feet

There are 214 Wainwright's, 52 Marilyns, 114 hewitts and lots of other walking opportunities in Cumbria, both within and outside of the Lake District National Park.

a wainwright's fells

Helvellyn from the Cumbria Way

national parks

lake district national park

in an emergency call 999 or 112 and ask for Mountain Rescue


 

Walking routes in or passing through Cumbria in ascending order of distance

linear walking route Limestone Link 21 kilometres / 13 miles

circular walking route Lakeland Heritage Trail 27 kilometres / 17 miles

circular walking route Duddon Horseshoe 32 kilometres / 20 miles

circular walking route Duddon Triangle Walk 32 kilometres / 20 miles

circular walking route Grasmere Skyline Classic Walk 32 kilometres / 20 miles

circular walking route Helm Wind Walk 32 kilometres / 20 miles

circular walking route Whicham Valley Five Trigs Walk 32 kilometres / 20 miles

circular walking route Thirlmere Round 35 kilometres / 22 miles

circular walking route Pennington Round 40 kilometres / 25 miles

circular walking route Back o'Skidda 45 kilometres / 28 miles

circular walking route Rydal Round 45 kilpometres / 28 miles

circular walking route High Street Stroll 48 kilometres / 30 miles

circular walking route Cistercian Way 53 kilometres / 33 miles

linear walking route Cat Walk 64 kilometres / 40 miles

circular walking route Ullswater Circuit 74 kilometres / 46 miles

linear walking route Lost Lancs Way 80 kilometres / 50 miles

circular walking route North Western Fells 80 kilometres / 50 miles

circular walking route Northern Fells 84 kilometres / 52 miles

linear walking route Allerdale Ramble 87 kilometres / 54 miles

circular walking route Lakeland Top Ten 91 kilometres / 57 miles

linear walking route Lancaster Canal 91 kilometres / 57 miles

circular walking route Traditional Hostels Lakes Walk 97 kilometres / 60 miles

linear walking route Cumbria Way 112 kilometres / 70 miles

linear walking route Dales Walk 112 kilometres / 70 miles

linear walking route West Lakes Way 112 kilometres / 70 miles

linear walking route Lancashire-Lakeland Link 114 kilometres / 71 miles

linear walking route Furness Way 121 kilometres / 75 miles

linear walking route Swale Way 124 kilometres / 77 miles

linear walking route Eden Way 126 kilometres / 78 miles

linear walking route Lune Valley Walk 127 kilometres / 79 miles

linear walking route Cumberland Way 129 kilometres / 80 miles

linear walking route Dales Way 130 kilometres / 81 miles

linear walking route Hadrian's Wall Path 130 kilometres / 81 miles

linear walking route Westmorland Way 159 kilometres / 99 miles

linear walking route High Pennine Trail 161km / 100 miles 

linear walking route Lady Anne's Way 161km / 100 miles

linear walking route Teesdale Way 161km / 100 miles

linear walking route Yoredale Way 163 kilometres / 101 miles

linear walking route Lakeland Tour 167km / 104 miles

linear walking route Abbott's Hike 172 kilometres / 107 miles

linear walking route Red Rose Walk 188km / 117 miles

linear walking route Lancashire Way 195km / 121 miles

circular walking route Lakeland Round 203km / 126 miles

linear walking route Thirlmere Way 209 kilometres / 130 miles

circular walking route Around the Lakes 233km / 145 miles

circular walking route Lake District Boundary Walk 244km / 152 miles

linear walking route Lady Anne's Way 161 kilometres / 100 miles

circular walking route Westmorland Boundary Way 275km / 171 miles

linear walking route Cumbria Coastal Way 305km / 189 miles

linear walking route Coast to Coast 306 kilometres / 190 miles

linear walking route Pennine Way 404 kilometres / 251 miles

european walking route E2 


 

cumbria lake district mountain rescue teams

Cockermouth MRT 

Cumbria Ore Mines Rescue Unit  

Duddon & Furness MRT 

Kendal MRT

Keswick MRT 

Kirkby Stephen MRT

Langdale Ambleside MRT

Patterdale MRT 

Penrith MRT

Wasdale MRT


 

regional weather averages

Lake District temperature averages Lake District rainfall averages 


Check out the fellwalkingclub.co.uk website for walking routes in the Lakes

tubular fells map of the Lake District 


 

accommodation for walkers in the Lake District accommodation for walkers in the lake district and cumbria

camping and caravaning in the Lake District   caravan and camping sites for walkers in the Lake District and Cumbria  


 

external links

happyhiker 

Provides free simple to follow directions for various walking routes, including GPS downloads and gives basic advice on a variety of walking issues