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Randygill Top from Weasdale, Howgills
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Photo from the walk - Randygill Top from Weasdale, Howgills

Region - Howgills

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1600 feet / 485 metres

Time - 4 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

The Howgill Fells in Cumbria offer grassy paths and fine scenery. This walk starts from Weasdale and includes the summits of Hooksey, Randygill Top and Green Bell. The views are generally good with the high mountains of the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District included in the panoramas on clear days. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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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The Lune Valley and Howgills - A Walking Guide

The Lune Valley and Howgills - A Walking GuideA guidebook to 40 walks, from 3 to 11 miles, exploring the Lune Valley and Howgill Fells, some of the most unspoilt countryside in northwest England. Set between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales and two other AONBs, the walking is hugely rewarding, near the centres of Sedbergh, Kirkby Lonsdale, Kendal and Lancaster.
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