The first coach walk will take place on Sunday 25th July 2021
Destination - Keswick-Threlkeld
Rosehill: 8.50am Sands: 9.00am
While restrictions due to Covid have been relaxed, we still have to be cautious.
To attend a coach walk you must have received at least one doze of Covid vaccine
and face masks must be worn when on the coach
Wednesday 28th July 2021
8 Miles Grade 3
Leader: Graham Bell
Start: Sands 9.15am
From Caldbeck we head east along The Cumbria Way before heading south to Hesket New Market and Wood Hall.
The walk then heads west to Hudscales, Nether Row, and Low Fellside then south for the return to Caldbeck via The Howk.
Tuesday 27th July 2021
5 Miles Grade 4
Leader: Peter Flynn
Start: Carlisle Railway Station 9.45am
Walk along the River Nith, visiting the Burns Centre.
About 5 miles
Train Departs Carlisle Station at 9.58am So meet there 9.45am
Return train 3.00pm
Sunday 1st August 2021
10 Miles Grade 1sc
Leader: David Bulman
Start: Sands 8.15am
Gatesgarth Farm Car Park 9.30am (£4 Charge)
Having considered the three starting points for Pillar i have chosen Gatesgarth Farm on the basis that there is less travelling and far less valley walking. The down side is that we climb to Scarth Gap then lose the height by dropping into Ennerdale (yes i know we walked this before!) then we climb again to Blacksail Pass - and the return is the same! On BSP we advance up Looking Stead. I would then like to consider the "Climbers Traverse" to Pillar Rock - this is an high level exhilarating path traversing the face of the mountain where care is needed as the drop into Ennerdale is steep - this will only be considered if the weather is kind and should only be attempted by those comfortable with such surroundings. If we don't attempt it we simply continue up Looking Stead. The walk back follows the same route. Spectacular views of pretty much all the High Lakedistrict fells and a challenging day which will only happen if the weather is good so please check the web site near the time to confirm it is on or not. David. P.S. go to www. wainwrightroutes.co.uk and find Pillar route one to check out the High Level Route so you can see the traverse path.
Thursday 29th July 2021
4 Miles Grade 4
Followed by Dinner at the Bridge End Inn Dalston
Leader: John Mckay
Start: Sands 6.00pm Bridge End Inn 6.30pm
We resume our Thursday Evening Walks with a pleasant stroll
in the Dalston area.
If you are coming for the dinner please let me know
Catch the 685 from Carlisle bus station to Brampton at 09.45. Or meet at The Sands, Brampton at 10.09.! There and back. Lunch in the middle. Buses back every 3 minutes.
Wednesday 4th August 2021
6 Miles Grade 3
Leader: Judy Cherrie
Start: Sands 9.15am
Catch the 10.15 104 Penrith bus and alight at the stop just after the roundabout on the A6. Or, park at the car park just off the Dalston Road at Junction 42. Walk to Wreay. Have lunch on the Green and return via Wreay Woods. The Path is passable but to access it is necessary to climb a couple of gates.