- Range Walking Club
- Sunday 19th May 1991-Lake
- The next walks take place on Sunday, 19th May. They are
in an area around Kendal and most of them cover ground
not previously visited by the walking club. The coaches
leave school at 8.00 a.m. and should be back by 7.00 p.m.
The cost of the coach is as usual £4.00 for adults and
£2.00 for children. There will be a toilet stop on the M6
en route. Please return slips to Barbara Craine in the
school office by Thursday, 9th May, with cheque for
Includes six fell tops taken from Wainwright's 'Outlying
Fells'. The walk starts from Hucks Bridge on the A6 north
of Kendal and ascends gradually to High House Bank
(1627') and continues to Robin Hood (1613'), Lords Seat
(1719') Capple Barrow (1683'), Tidd Fell (1313') and
Whiteside Pike (1302') during a ridge walk of some 10
miles. Like all good walks the scenery improves as we
proceed. The walk then crosses the A6 to Selside and
turns South onto field paths until it joins the River
Mint at Didding Green. The route continues along the
River Mint and River Eden until it reaches Kendal and the
Distance: 15½ miles
- Ascent: 2000'
Leaders: Dave Luty and Gordon Spence
A splendid ridge walk with good views across the
Lakeland skyline, followed by a low level return and
riverside walk to Kendal. Some road walking especially at
the finish. Starting at Huck's Bridge on the A6 (552039)
with a steep climb to Ashstead Fell (1524') we follow the
undulating ridge South-east. over Mapin Crag and Castle
Fell to Whinfell Beacon (1544'). Descending to the track
serving the P0 repeater station, we follow the track
South-west to Moorbank where we head for Patton Bridge
and then South to The Dales Way. Here we head West to
Garnett Folds before turning South to Meal Bank where we
join and follow the River Mint Southwestward to Kendal.
Distance: 11 miles
Leaders: Merion Williams and Dave Griffiths
A round walk that starts and finishes in Kendal. We start
in the outskirts of Kendal near the shoe factory and walk
along the banks of the River Kent to Sizergh Castle. We
continue through farmland until we reach St. John's
church. The walk continues along Scout Scar, Cunswick
Scar from whence we return to Kendal via the golf course.
Wainwright describes this as "a walk above others, a
pleasure every step of the way".
Distance: 10 miles
- Ascent: 1000'
Leaders: Keith Ellard and Valerie Ellard
Sizergh Castle to Kendal. This walk is a shortened
version of the 'B' walk. It starts at Sizergh Castle and
continues to St. John's church where we stop for a few
minutes. It continues along Scout Scar, where we have
lunch, and Cunswick Scar before turning into Kendal via
the golf course. The views in good weather, are superb.
There are no pubs or cafes on the route but we should be
able to get refreshments in Kendal.
Distance: 7 miles
- Ascent: 900'
Leaders: Jan Yabsley and Pat Gibson