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Wainwright's Remote Lakeland

Cumbria

312 km / 194 miles
This is the first long distance route to be based on Wainwright's work since his own Coast to Coast walk in 1973. The only other long trek he invented from start to finish was the Walking Tour of Lakeland created in 1930 (Wainwright Memorial Walk) and attempted with a bunch of his mates from the Borough Treasurer's Office in Blackburn during the Whitsun holiday in 1931.

Like so many good ideas this new walk came out of a conversation in the pub. Eric Robson, who was Wainwright's walking companion on the BBC2 television series in the 1980s, suggested it during a jolly night in the Bridge Inn at Santon Bridge and later went onto plan and walk the circuit.

The result is a 190 mile adventure through the remote mountains of remote Lakeland.


Details:

Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Challenging
Moorland
Mountain
Start and Finish: NY497282 - Rheged Discovery Centre, Penrith, Cumbria View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

General Interest Book After Wainwright  (Striding Edge  - 2003 )

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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 4, 5, 6, 7, 303
OS Explorer Active 4, 5, 6, 7, 303

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

 
 
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Path
Along
Path
Hostel Accommodation
4 km
28 km
Camping Barn
1 km
30 km
Bunk House
2 km
49 km
B & B Accommodation
2 km
52 km
Hostel Accommodation
1 km
61 km
Camp Site
< 1 km
66 km
Camping Barn
< 1 km
67 km
Bunk House
5 km
85 km
Hostel Accommodation
3 km
100 km
Hostel Accommodation
2 km
100 km
Bunk House
< 1 km
107 km
Hostel Accommodation
1 km
140 km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 km
152 km
Camping Barn
1 km
200 km
Hostel Accommodation
2 km
207 km
Hostel Accommodation
3 km
210 km
Bunk House
4 km
219 km
Group Accommodation
4 km
241 km
Bunk House
< 1 km
248 km
Hostel Accommodation
4 km
261 km
Bunk House
5 km
289 km

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Route Profile:

312.2 km (194.0 miles)
13,284 m (43,583 ft) ascent
784 m (2,572 ft)  maximum height

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