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Scout Scar from Sizergh
Introduction to Walk 1148

Photo from the walk - Scout Scar from Sizergh

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Lesser Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Stuart Holley

Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Time - 6 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Lake District walk offers one of the earliest opportunities to get up into the hills once you leave the M6 at Junction 36, and with a real ale pub en route, what could be better? In addition there is the National Trust tea shop at Sizergh Castle for refreshment either at the start or end of the walk, and the opportunity to visit the castle if you have time. 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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