Westmorland Way

A long distance path of 90 miles in Cumbria which begins in Appleby-in-Wertmorland in the Eden valley, crosses mountain terrain in the Lake District, and finishes at Arnside, beside the sweeping sands of Morecambe Bay. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Appleby-in-Westmorland
Distance: 90 miles (145 km)
Grid Ref: NY683204
Climbing: 3,792 metres
Walk time: 38-45 hours
Days: 6-9

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Westmorland Way is a long distance footpath in north-west England which explores the historic county of Westmorland and the Lake District National Park. It follows footpaths, tracks and country lanes along river valleys and across farmland and the open fells. The route which begins in the market town of Appleby-in-Westmorland goes via Great Ormside, Great Asby, Crosby Ravensworth, Shap, Rosgill, Bampton, Whale, Askham, Pooley Bridge, Ullswater, Patterdale, Grisedale, Great Tongue, Grasmere, Chapel Stile, Skelwith Bridge, Ambleside, Troutbeck and Kendal, Holme and Arnside to reach Morecambe Bay.

Useful Links:
Westmorland Way Guides
Anthony Linick's Westmorland Way Walk
Long Distance Walkers Association

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