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Borrowdale Ale Trail

Cumbria

43 km / 27 miles
This is one of a series of six 'Ale Trails' from the Jennings Brewery. The route of 27 miles goes from the Borrowdale Hotel in Borrowdale in a semi-circular way to Keswick, with a choice of bus or boat back to the start. The start is through a delightful mixture of woodland, crag and beck, up the flanks of Borrowdale followed by a high-level, view-filled walk over the unassuming peaks of High Seat and High Tove to Thirlspot. From Thirlspot the route goes up the packhorse route to Sticks Pass and then breaks out onto the rounded giants at the northern end of the Helvellyn range before heading back to the comforting hotels, and dramatic scenery, of the Borrowdale Valley, and into Keswick.


Details:

Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Very Challenging
Lake/Reservoir/Loch
Moorland
Mountain
Start and Finish: NY261182 - Borrowdale Hotel, Cumbria View on StreetMap

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Route Description - PDF Borrowdale Ale Trail  (LDWA  - 2010 ) Download File

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43.5 km (27.0 miles)
1,866 m (6,122 ft) ascent
848 m (2,782 ft)  maximum height

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