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image for Walking Route item typeDay 2: Thirlmere - Borrowdale at Thirlmere

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Jennings Adventure Ale Trails

Jennings Adventure Ale Trails


Today follow ancient hooves up the packhorse route to Sticks Pass and then break out onto the rounded giants at the northern end of the Helvellyn range before heading back to the comforting hotels, and dramatic scenery, of the Borrowdale Valley.

Before setting off please make sure you plot the suggested route on OS maps and pack a compass. They are essential for a safe, enjoyable day in the hills!

Walk Route: Thirlmere - Threlkeld - Keswick - Borrowdale

Duration: 1 day

Miles: 15

Time/Effort 3 out of 5
Navigation 2 out of 5
Technicality 3 out of 5
Height gain/loss (metres) 1060
OS map OS Landranger 90, OS Explorer OL 4 & 5
Refreshments Horse & Farrier, Threlkeld


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Plan route to Thirlmere using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 319143  Lat: 54.51938 Long: -3.05353