Walk to Wansfell and Stockghyll Force from Ambleside

Route Summary:

Short walk up Wansfell from Ambleside

Distance
Ascent
Time
6 km 496 m 2.5 hours

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

Start and Finish: Ambleside

Facilities:

Plenty in Ambleside

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

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.

Public Transport: Traveline for UK Public Transport
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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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