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Address: 3 Brogden Street, LA12 7AH, England

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Walking is THE thing to do in the Lake District, and the Cumbria Way is the path through the thick of it. I've been told that it is the least developed way to see the area without... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
Susan F
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San Diego, California

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San Diego, California
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Walking is THE thing to do in the Lake District, and the Cumbria Way is the path through the thick of it. I've been told that it is the least developed way to see the area without too many tourist buses to work around. It starts in Ulverston on the south end and ends in Carlisle on the north end... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Fantastic scenery of an exciting journey. Our first day was wet, but the welcome at Yewdale Inn was warm! Second day took us into the mountains then a second night in Coniston. Over into Langdale next, incredible, breathtaking scenery then wonderful home cooked food and great beer at Old Dungeon Ghyll. A second day in Langdale took us up Bowfell.... More 

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Alfreton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Fab walk along a stretch of the Cumbrian way. Beautiful scenery. Plenty to look at and enjoy. Dog had a fab time in the grass and leaves.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015

I walked this in a balmy, September , Indian summer with my South African brother.. The weather was very good to us and most of our over night stays were excellent.. However we noticed a distinct lack of way-marking in the opening stage to Coniston and into Caldbeck from Skiddaw House... We did not walk the last stage to Carlisle... More 

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Alberta
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Reviewed 2 October 2015

We did this walk from Ulverston to Caldbeck, skipping the last leg and instead spending a day in Keswick. We booked through Wandering Aengus which supplied us with maps and guidebooks and luggage transport. All of the accommodations they picked for us were top notch. Be prepared to walk with the map and guidebook in your hand and actually use... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

We found a car park next to the start of the Cumbrian Way in Ulverston and had a stroll. Beautiful countryside and a nice walk along the footpath. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Lancashire
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

My mum and I did this as part of a longer walk in the Langdales and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The views are fabulous particularly on a warm, clear sunny day. Certainly worth a visit.

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

We have just returned from completing The Cumbrian Way and found it to be a lovely 73 mile long distance walk. We started in Ulverston staying in Coniston, Great Langdale, Keswick, Caldbeck and finishing in Carlisle. We were pleased that we had a Cicerone Guide and a Harvey's Map of The Cumbrian Way or we would have been well and... More 

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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Brilliant walking and climbing.....but once you leave the Lake District it is a bit boring.....my advice stop at Keswick walk around the lake 8 miles.....bus takes you straight to Carlisle.

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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 16 June 2015

Step back in time and hike paths through working farms. Making sure to wear closed shoes because there is lots of sheep droppings to avoid, a great way to view the magnificence of the countryside and fresh air that surrounds Ulverston, if you are lucky enough to pass by or catch up to a local, many are more than willing... More 

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