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Cross Fell & Great Dun Fell from Kirkland
Introduction to Walk 3071

Photo from the walk - Cross Fell & Great Dun Fell from Kirkland

Region - North Pennines

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

Ascent - 3100 feet / 939 metres

Grade - mod/hard

This North Pennine route starts from the Cumbrian village of Kirkland. The route takes you onto the highest land in the Pennines and includes Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell on this invigorating circuit. The walks also includes a section of the Pennine Way. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL31Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
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Ordnance Survey Landranger 91Sheet Map1:50kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Landranger 91Digital Map1:50kBUY MAP

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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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Walking in the North Pennines

Walking in the North PenninesThis guidebook describes 50 day walks across the North Pennines, England's remotest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty taking in parts of Cumbria, County Durham and Northumberland. Most of the routes are circular and they range from 5 to 14 miles, with something to suit all abilities. Route descriptions are accompanied by 1:50K OS mapping.
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