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Scandale and Red Screes Walk from Ambleside

By Dave Roberts   

on September 9, 2012    No ratings yet.

Scandale and Red Screes Walk from Ambleside

Further Details

Route Summary:

Route Start Location:

12.22 km 715 m 5 hours

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.


Remember that we cannot outline every single hazard on a walk – it’s up to you to be safe and competent. Read up on Mountain Safety , Navigation and what equipment you’ll need.

Parking :

Public Transport:

Traveline for UK Public Transport

Recommended Maps

ORDNANCE SURVEY Explorer OL7 The English Lakes South Eastern Area. We also highly recommend the Lake District BMC Mountain Map from Harvey


Lakeland Fellranger series by Cicerone or the Wainwright’s Illustrated Walking Guides to the Lake District.

Scandale and Red Screes Walk from Ambleside Ordnance Survey Map and GPX File Download

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Scandale and Red Screes Walk from Ambleside

The outlier of the Fairfield group, Red Screes is just enough for an easy day out if you can’t tack it onto a longer day from Fairfield.

The Route

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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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