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Daffodil and boot print with path nameUllswater Way - Lowther Loop


11 km / 7 miles
From Lowther Castle woodland and riverside paths lead to the tiny village of Helton. Moor Divock and Askham Fell provide much archaeological interest and at Ketley Gate a waymarked path leads to the main high-level route at The Cockpit. The Loop descends to the village of Askham and the return to the Castle.


Waymark: Daffodil and boot print with path name
Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: Daffodil and boot print with path name
Attributes: Challenging
National Park
Start and Finish: NY523239 - Lowther Castle, Cumbria View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2019
User Group: Friends of the Ullswater Way Friends of the Ullswater Way
Web Sites: Friends of the Ullswater Way Blog - The Lowther Castle Loop

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

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


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Route Profile:

11.6 km (7.2 miles)
253 m (830 ft) ascent
349 m (1,145 ft)  maximum height

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