Guided Walk: Romans and Tall Trees

Roman Fort

© Steph Fulke

23 July 2019

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
    see start point descriptions here.
  • Postcode: LA22 0ES
  • Price: Free, donations welcome
  • Parking charges apply
  • Length: 3.5 km, 2.2 miles
  • Total ascent: 107 m (cumulative height from start point to finish point).
  • Duration: 2.0 hours
  • Grade: Easy plus
  • Grade description: Short walks of 4 – 10 km (2.5 – 6 miles). Paths may be rough and uneven with some short ascents and descents.
  • 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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