logo Walking Britain

Lord's Seat & Barf from Whinlatter
Introduction to Walk 2581

Photo from the walk - Lord's Seat & Barf from Whinlatter

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District North Western Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 2200 feet / 667 metres

Time - 6 hours 30 minutes

Grade - moderate

Two minor Lakeland fells, Barf and Lord's Seat, provide the basis for this interesting Lake District circular walk. The walk is full of interest and traverses some lovely Lakeland scenery with excellent views an added bonus. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Barf, Lord's Seat. 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.

Covid 19 Update for Walkers


 

Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer OL4Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer OL4Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 90Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 90Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Other walks nearby

Walk 1120
1.4 miles / 2.2 km away
Grisedale Pike & Crag Hill from Braithwaite
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2038
1.4 miles / 2.2 km away
Tower Ridge on Eel Crag returning via Sail & Barrow
Grade - hard
Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km
Walk 2041
1.5 miles / 2.4 km away
Barf (via the Bishop) and Lords Seat
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 1155
2.3 miles / 3.7 km away
Causey Pike from Stoneycroft, nr. Braithwaite
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km
Walk 2036
3.3 miles / 5.2 km away
Catbells from Gutherscale (Route A)
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3525
3.3 miles / 5.2 km away
Catbells from Gutherscale (Route B)
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3119
3.3 miles / 5.2 km away
Catbells, Dale Head & Hindscarth - The Newlands Horseshoe
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 2040
3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
A circuit of 4 peaks on the flanks of Skiddaw
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1187
3.6 miles / 5.7 km away
Robinson & Hindscarth from Newlands
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 2021
3.8 miles / 6.1 km away
A circuit of Whiteside, Hopegill Head & Grisedale Pike
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

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

Recommended Books & eBooks

Lake District: Low Level and Lake Walks

Lake District: Low Level and Lake WalksThis guidebook describes 30 of the best low-level walks in the Lake District. From delightful wooded glades and sparkling tarns, to waterfalls and glacier-carved valleys towered over by craggy mountains. The walks described aim to seek out the best walking that the lower areas of the Lake District have to offer.
More information

Social Media

Follow Walking Britain for the latest news.

Facebook Twitter

Walking - Covid 19 update

Regular updates on how Covid 19 will impact on walking in the UK More info.

Mountain Weather

Stay safe on the mountains with detailed weather forecasts - for iOS devices or for Android devices.

Digital Mapping Guide

Digital Mapping Guide - a simple guide of how to start using digital mapping. Includes advice and useful links.