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River Lyvennet Villages

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  • Explore 2 peaceful, unspoilt villages
  • Quiet walking on the remote moors
  • Views across to the Eden valley

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Crosby Ravensworth and Maulds Meaburn are a couple of hidden gems, tucked away in an unfashionable part of the Cumbrian Pennines. I visited on a warm misty Autumn day and found a real sense of undiscovered peace about the villages and the nearby walking. The River Lyvennet runs road side in the villages and adds to the air of tranquility, sheep park themselves in the centre of the villages and the quiet of the excellent church in Crosby Ravensworth is well worth a visit. The walk itself took me to Reagill Grange, Crake Trees Manor and Wickerslack farm which offers some interesting views towards the Eden Valley.

Recommend: It is possible to combine this walk with a longer one over the moors from Crosby Ravensworth walk for a real understanding of the area. Click here

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OS Map: O/S 1.25,000. OL19 Howgills & the Upper Eden Valley. Buy Map
Start Point: NY 621145, Parking next to the Butchers Arms in Crosby Ravensworth I headed towards Crake Trees through the Crosby Hall.
Height to Climb: 129 ms (423 feet)
Terrain: Easy walking on paths (sometimes not that obvious) and tarmac
Eating & Drinking: The Butcher's Arms in Crosby Ravensworth is a community pub with a good atmosphere. Opening times are normal except Tuesday when it opens later in the day (when I visited!)
Similar Walks Nearby: The Moors of Crosby Ravensworth
Smardale Gill & Moors
Limestone Pavements over Orton
Places to Stay: Crake Trees Manor, nr Orton




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