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Smugglers Route (Cumbria)


37 km / 23 miles
Although not truly based on the activities of smuggling, certain locations along the route do have such history. There are additional sites of interest along the way including Roman settlements, old churches and nature reserves. Initially the coastline to Allonby is followed then to Hayton, Aspatria and Mealsgate.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Average Gradients
Start: NY037361 - Maryport, Cumbria View on StreetMap
Finish: NY238390 - Ireby, Cumbria View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Smugglers Route  (Solway Coast AONB  - 2000 )


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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 85, 89, 90
OS Landranger Active 85, 89, 90
OS Explorer 4
OS Explorer Active 4

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Route Profile:

37.6 km (23.4 miles)
536 m (1,759 ft) ascent
279 m (915 ft)  maximum height

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