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A Walk to Geltsdale From Castle Carrock

By Dave Roberts   

on February 21, 2015    No ratings yet.

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A Walk to Geltsdale From Castle Carrock

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Route Summary:

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10.17 km 254 m

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Activivity Type: Moderate Walk

Summits and Places on this Route


Check out the businesses nearby for more places to stay and drink.


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A Walk to Geltsdale From Castle Carrock

This route in the North Pennines keeps low down in the scenic Geltsdale making it a good option when the clag is down. There’s a good balance of scenery and industrial archaeology to keep the interest going for a good half day’s walking.

Click here to view the full description and download the an excellent route leaflet in a new window (external site).


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Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader. Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.

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