Walk to Wansfell and Stockghyll Force from Ambleside  4/5 (1)

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Route Summary:

Short walk up Wansfell from Ambleside

This walk includes the Wainwright of Baystones (Wansfell)

6.01 km 495 m 2.5 hours

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

Start and Finish: Ambleside

View Facilities

Plenty in Ambleside

View Hazards

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.

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Walk to Wansfell and Stockghyll Force from Ambleside Route Map and GPX Download

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Walk to Wansfell and Stockghyll Force from Ambleside Details

This is a short walk from Ambleside to the waterfall at Stockghyll Force before ascending up to the minor summit of Wansfell. There are views aplenty from the summit, even though it is only a minor summit. The views towards Windemere are especially good.

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Dave Chick

Dave is our Lake District local expert, often found in the depths of Cumbria he's the author of his own part on the web, All the Gear but no Idea.

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