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Furness Way

Cumbria

116 km / 72 miles
A route across southern Lakeland from coast to coast, beginning at Arnside on the eastern side of Morecambe Bay and finishing at Ravenglass on the Irish Sea. The aim of the route is to cross the southern Lake District, a relatively quieter region, by traversing a good deal of the old county of Lancashire, north of the Sands. The main portion of this once detached part of Lancashire has been known for centuries as Furness, giving its name to the route.


Details:

Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Challenging
Coast-to-Coast
Moorland
Start: SD456788 - Arnside, Cumbria View on StreetMap
Finish: SD084962 - Ravenglass, Cumbria View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Walking Pages - Furness Way A walker's journal - The Furness Way [blog]

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Furness Way  (Hillside Publications  - 1994 )

Maps:

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Self-catering
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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
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 89, 90, 96, 97
OS Landranger Active 89, 90, 96, 97
OS Explorer 6, 7
OS Explorer Active 6, 7

Walking Support Providers:

Support Providers
Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Wandering Aengus Treks)

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

 
 
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Path
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Path
Hostel Accommodation
3 km
19 km
Bunk House
1 km
31 km
Group Accommodation
1 km
39 km
Group Accommodation
4 km
43 km
Bunk House
< 1 km
62 km
Hostel Accommodation
4 km
75 km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 km
81 km
Hostel Accommodation
1 km
81 km
Camping Barn
1 km
91 km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 km
98 km
Hostel Accommodation
5 km
105 km

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Route Profile:

115.7 km (71.9 miles)
3,470 m (11,385 ft) ascent
604 m (1,982 ft)  maximum height

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