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Rutter Force & Hoff Beck from Appleby

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 600 feet / 182 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference NY682203
Lat 54.576902 // Long -2.493458
Postcode CA16 6XA (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

Starting from Appleby in Westmorland this walk explores the landscape, the River Eden and Hoff Beck which lie to the south of this attractive market town. The route follows the Pennine Journey long distance trail alongside the River Eden for the outward leg. Reaching the village of Great Ormside, the route turns west to visit the pretty Rutter Force and adjacent mill on Hoff Beck. The return to Appleby follows the Dales High Way which follows Hoff Beck for part of the way.

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