Cumbrian Way Walk
Ulverston, West Lakes & Coast

Details for Cumbrian Way Walk

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The magnificent Cumbrian Way covers 70 miles of the most breathtaking countryside around the Lake District and Cumbria, and offers serious walkers a well organised 7 day route in and around the National Park. A wonderful way to spend a holiday!

The Cumbrian Way - Ulverston to Carlisle 70 miles/112km. An amazing week long journey through stunning Lake District countryside that is the Cumbrian Way.

The Cumbrian Way is a well loved walk starting at Ulverston at the southern edge of the Lake District, and following right through the heart of the Lake District in a generally northward route via Langdale, Borrowdale, Derwent Water, Coniston and Caldbeck with various chances for high-level detours, taking in some of the best scenery of the area until you reach your final destination of Carlisle, a distance of some 71 miles away.

The route mainly keeps to low lying valleys which make it an excellent introduction to the Lake District with only a few parts of the walk taking in higher exposed ground. Any reasonably fit person can undertake the walk in a week's holiday.

A local Ramblers Association originally devised the Cumbrian Way Walk during the mid 1970s. Since then it has become more and more popular and is now sign posted all the way, although in some areas the way marking may not be as complete as on some other walks, therefore it is recommended that you take a map with you.

As with all walking in the Lake District, being prepared for the rain is a good idea, however do not be despondent as the Lake District Gods regularly produce days of absolute splendour with wall to wall sunshine and when they do you will be glad to be in the Lake District. Nowhere else in the world has...

 

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