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Castles of Eden


69 km / 43 miles
The castles of Eden is a path through history, the landscape is brimming with various examples and you will pass through three town conservation areas and potentially visit castles at Pendragon, Brough, Appleby, Broughan, Lowther and Penrith. Along the way are old and ancient houses, barns and interesting vernacular buildings.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Other Paths
Average Gradients
National Park
Start: NY762067 - Kirkby Stephen Station, Cumbria View on StreetMap
Finish: NY512299 - Penrith Station, Cumbria View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2017

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Castles of Eden: A Station to Station Walk  (Penrith Tourist Information  - 2017 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 90, 91
OS Landranger Active 90, 91
OS Explorer 5, 19, 31
OS Explorer Active 5, 19, 31

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

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23 km
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27 km
Bunk House
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44 km
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69 km

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Route Profile:

69.6 km (43.2 miles)
1,024 m (3,360 ft) ascent
344 m (1,129 ft)  maximum height

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