Cumbrian Pennines

The River Eden runs through a lovely stretch of quiet and remote countryside, flanked on one side by the high moorlands of the Pennines and on the other by the more distant views of the Lake District. It all makes for an excellent area to walk in. Choose between short riverside strolls or higher moorland walking and discover some real undiscovered gems; High Cup Nick, Mallerstang and Ashgill Force to name but 3. Some people will never bring themselves to leave the Lake District but it is those that do that are most rewarded

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The Ancient Castles of Mallerstang

  • Ancient ruins in the valley
  • Quiet & peaceful riverside
  • Take some time in Kirkby Stephen

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8.5

High Cup Nick

  • A geography lesson for anyone
  • Well situated above pretty Dufton
  • Great views over the Eden Valley

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6.5

Moors of Crosby Ravensworth

  • Good moorland walking above Crosby
  • Start in the village of Crosby Ravensworth
  • Historical settlements and a heros grave

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Limestone Pavements over Orton

  • Walk on a special limestone pavement
  • Visit the pretty visit of Orton
  • Views of the southern Lakes

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5.5

River Lyvennet Villages

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

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Killing Grounds of the Wild Boar

  • A worthy mountain walk
  • Great views to the west and the sea
  • Add in Hell Gill on the return

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Mines & Lands of Nenthead

  • Walk through a landscape alive with mining
  • Visit Nent Hall, a special country house
  • Some rough moorland walking

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9.5

From Nenthead to Garrigill

  • A remote and wild walk over Flinty Fell
  • Connect two fascinating industrial villages
  • Contrast with the peaceful setting of Ashgill Force

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Ashgill Force on the South Tyne

  • A pretty waterfall in the woods
  • Follow the route of the South Tyne
  • Garrigil has many hidden treasures

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Melmerby Fell

  • High moorland walking
  • Start at attractive Melmerby
  • Views over the northern Lakeland fells

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