Guided Walk
Helvellyn from Swirls

10 June 2018

Follow Helvellyn Gill up to the summit with its dramatic and wide-ranging views. Descend by Birk Side returning by the forest path above Thirlmere. Includes one Wainwright.

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Find out about the 214 'Wainwright' fells

  • Starts from: Swirls car park at 10:00 am
  • Grid reference: NY 316168
  • Price: Adult £10, child free
  • Length: 11.0 km, 6.8 miles
  • Total ascent: 500 m, 1640 ft (cumulative height from start point to finish point).
  • Highest point: 950 m, 3116 ft
  • Duration: 6.0 hours
  • Grade: Very hard
  • Grade description: A long, full-day walk with sustained, occasionally very steep, ascents and descents over loose, rocky ground. Expect some limited scrambling. A high level of fitness and stamina is required.
  • Booking available

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