Guided Walk: Greenburn Valley and Helm Crag

© John Ferguson

23 April 2019

Walk up into the remote Greenburn valley. Follow the ridge to Helm Crag and the famous 'Lion and the Lamb' rocks before descending to Grasmere. Includes two Wainwrights.

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Find out about the 214 'Wainwright' fells

  • Starts from: Grasmere LDNP Stock Lane car park at 10:00 am
    see start point descriptions here.
  • Postcode: LA22 9SJ
  • Price: Adult £10, child free
  • Parking charges apply
  • Length: 12.0 km, 7.4 miles
  • Total ascent: 547 m (cumulative height from start point to finish point).
  • Highest point: 440 m
  • Duration: 6.0 hours
  • Grade: Hard
  • Grade description: Long and energetic walks in mountainous terrain of 8 – 16 km (5 – 10 miles). Some ascents and descents may be quite steep, possibly slippery or on loose rock. A good level of fitness is needed.
  • Well behaved dogs on leads and guide dogs are welcome.

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