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Roughton Gill, Caldbeck Fells
Introduction to Walk 2612

Photo from the walk - Roughton Gill, Caldbeck Fells

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Northern Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Darren Hoyle

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 750 feet / 227 metres

Time - 3 hours 0 minutes

Grade - easy

A quiet walk in the northern fells of the Lake District. The route includes Roughton Gill and the Caldbeck Fells. You might not see any other walkers! A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Short Walks in Lakeland Book 2: North Lakeland

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 2: North LakelandThis guidebook contains 57 short half to full-day walks in the northern Lake District. Walking areas include Borrowdale, Newlands, Bassenthwaite, Thirlmere, Ullswater, Haweswater and the area north of Keswick up to Caldbeck. Part of a three-volume series, and predominantly focusing on low-level walks between 2 to 9 miles, and graded for difficulty.
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