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Daffodil with path nameUllswater Way - Dalemain Loop


8 km / 5 miles
An extension to the Ullswater Way that takes in Dalemain House, host to the annual World Marmelade Festival, and Dacre Castle. A detour through the village of Dacre is recommended to see the four 'bears' in the churchyard.

The alternative name for this loop is the 'Four Bears Marmelade March'.


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Path Type: Other Paths
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Attributes: Average Gradients
National Park
Start and Finish: NY471244 - Fish Monument, Pooley Bridge, Cumbria View on StreetMap
User Group: Friends of the Ullswater Way Friends of the Ullswater Way

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Ullswater Way - Official Guide  (Inspired by Lakeland  - 2022 )


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8.4 km (5.2 miles)
169 m (554 ft) ascent
200 m (656 ft)  maximum height

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