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Hadrian's High Way - Ambleside to The Cockpit Alternative


26 km / 16 miles
This alternative takes you from Ambleside via Scandale Pass, Boredale Hause and Martindale to The Cockpit


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Very Challenging
National Park
Start: NY372038 - Ambleside, Cumbria View on StreetMap
Finish: NY481222 - The Cockpit, Cumbria View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2017

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Hadrian's High Way Part Two: Penrith to Bardon Mill  (Penrith Tourist Information  - 2017 )
Guidebook Hadrian's High Way Part One: Ravenglass to Penrith  (Penrith Tourist Information  - 2017 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
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Route Profile:

25.7 km (16.0 miles)
1,200 m (3,937 ft) ascent
518 m (1,699 ft)  maximum height

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