Easy Moderate Walk

Walk up Place Fell from Patterdale

Walk up Place Fell from Patterdale

The summit of Place Fell looms high above Patterdale at the southern end of Ullswater and is one of the most prominent peaks visible from Glenridding. That makes it a compelling half day outing if you’re based here. Place Fell is located between the ranges of Helvellyn and High Street, and so makes a natural viewpoint …

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Cambrian Way Stage 13 – Dinas Mawddwy to Barmouth

Llynnau Cregennen Waymarked Trail

There are a few locations in Snowdonia that are as photogenic and immediately recognisable as Llynnau Cregennen. With the towering knoll of Bryn Brith dominating the skyline, surely as intimidating a location for a hill fort as any! There’s an excellent viewpoint down to Barmouth above the car park (just near the picnic benches!) The …

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Mynydd Cilgwyn from y Fron

This short route is ideal if you’ve got an hour or so to spare, or want a reasonably easy trail run with less than 100m ascent. The route starts from Y Fron, which is no more than a collection of houses with a stupendous views even before starting! This route wasn’t expected to deliver much, …

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Shining Tor from Errwood Reservoir

Shining Tor is the highest point in Cheshire at 559m, and lies on the border with Derbyshire with extensive views as far as North Wales and The Wrekin. This walk starts off from Errwood Reservoir between Buxton and Macclesfield, and you’re practically half way up before you start. Can easily be extended over to Cat’s …

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Shutlingsloe Walk

This mini-mountain is the third highest point in Cheshire and provides an excellent viewpoint. This ascent of Shutlingsloe starts from the east, extending the route around via Macclesfield Forest, before descending down to Wildboarclough. If short of time, you could easily ascend directly from the village for a shorter excursion. Click here to view the …

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The Wirral Way Cycletrack

The Wirral Way is a converted railway line that allows you to cycle or walk from Hooton near Ellesmere Port to West Kirby on the Wirrall Peninsula. As it starts and ends at a railway station, you can catch a train back to the start (you will need to check locally if they allow bikes) …

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