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Levens Bridge to Kendal
Introduction to Walk 1045

Photo from the walk - Levens Bridge to Kendal

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Lesser Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Stuart Holley

Length - 11.5 miles / 18.7 km

Ascent - 750 feet / 227 metres

Time - 6 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This easy but lengthy Lake District walk follows the route of the now disused upper reaches of the Lancaster Canal into Kendal, and returns along the pleasant banks of the river Kent. There are opportunities for refreshment in Kendal. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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