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Walk to Wansfell and Stockghyll Force from Ambleside

By Dave Chick   

on March 3, 2018    4/5 (1)

Walk to Wansfell and Stockghyll Force from Ambleside

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Further Details

Route Summary:

Short walk up Wansfell from Ambleside

This walk includes the Wainwright of Baystones (Wansfell)

Route Start Location: Ambleside

Distance
Ascent
Time
6.01 km 495 m 2.5 hours

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

Activivity Type: Moderate Walk

Summits and Places on this Route

Facilities

Plenty in Ambleside

 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.

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

Guidebooks

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

Walk to Wansfell and Stockghyll Force from Ambleside Ordnance Survey Map and GPX File Download

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Walk to Wansfell and Stockghyll Force from Ambleside

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.

Click here to view the full description. Images and GPX files used with permission of the route author.

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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