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Robinson & Hindscarth from Newlands
Introduction to Walk 1187

Photo from the walk - Robinson & Hindscarth from Newlands

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District North Western Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 2510 feet / 761 metres

Time - 5 hours 50 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

Robinson and Hindscarth are combined in this Lake District walk. Starting from the beautiful Newlands valley the route is interesting with good views throughout. The walk also provides an excuse for visiting Newlands Chapel, famed for its wonderful location amongst the Lakeland fells. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Hindscarth, Robinson. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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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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