Guided Walk
Romans and Tall Trees

© Steph Fulke

9 August 2018

Stroll from Waterhead to the ruins of the Roman fort of Galava. Walk along the banks of the River Rothay returning up hill through Skelghyll Wood. Includes a short, steep ascent. Includes a visit to a Tall Tree Trail.

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  • Starts from: Waterhead LDNP car park, Ambleside at 10:30 am
  • Postcode: LA22 0ES
  • Price: Free, donations welcome
  • Length: 3.5 km, 2.2 miles
  • Total ascent: 107 m, 350 ft (cumulative height from start point to finish point).
  • Duration: 2.0 hours
  • Grade: Easy plus
  • Grade description: Short walks of 3-8 km or 2-5 miles. Paths may be rough and uneven with some short ascents and descents. Walking boots may be required - check listings.
  • Booking available

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