There a multiplicity of walks and runs from the house and within a short travelling distance
Please always carry a map and compass - and know how to use them!
All of these walks will be on the Ordnance Survey map application, which is also very useful when out walking, but please carry spare batteries and also a torch if any potential of walking in the dark
The best published guides are Mark Richards Fellranger series or Wainright's originals of course...
There are many guides to walks in the lakes, but Andrew Locking's is one of the best online : https://www.andrewswalks.co.uk/ but see also the Haroldstreet website for gpx files
Click on more details for each walk for route descriptions, maps and gpx files
Short Walks from the house
10.3 miles, 1493 feet ascent
Up to 10 mile out and back walk to St John's in the Vale.
Can be shortened at any point
Meriel Bridge 2.5 miles, Clough Head 3 miles away
Alternatively, carry on into Keswick via Latrigg (ascent shown) the newly re-opened railway path from Threkheld or Castlerigg Stone Circle
Watermillock Common Hart Side Dodds
9miles, 2162 feet ascent
Directly up onto the fell from High Brow, this route takes you up via Watermillock Common, Birkett Fell and Hart side to the Dodds - Stybarrow, Watson's and Great Dodd in rapid succession make this a great out of the door walk
Two hours running or four hours walking
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The Ten Best Ways up Helvellyn
We have a page dedicated to the ten best ways up Helvellyn. See here for more details
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