Guided Walk: High Rigg - a Mountain in Miniature

Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

4 August 2019

Walk in Wainwright's footsteps on this circular walk up, over and around High Rigg in St John's-in-the-Vale, with panoramic views.

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Find out about the 214 'Wainwright' fells

  • Starts from: Legburthwaite car park, Thirlmere, off the B5322 at 10:30 am
    see start point descriptions here.
  • Grid reference: NY 316 196
  • Price: Adult £5, child free
  • Parking charges apply
  • Length: 9.0 km, 5.5 miles
  • Total ascent: 387 m (cumulative height from start point to finish point).
  • Highest point: 357 m
  • Duration: 4.5 hours
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Grade description: Medium walks of 5 – 15 km (3 – 9 miles). On hilly ground with often rough and uneven terrain and occasional steep gradients. A reasonable level of fitness is required.
  • Well behaved dogs on leads and guide dogs are welcome.

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Group on a hillside on a guided walk in the Lake District

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