High Rigg – Sunday 25th March 2018

Legburthwaite Car Park, CA12 4TQ, United Kingdom Map

High Rigg

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Start time: 9:45
(Estimated finish time: 13:00)

Leisurely 5 miles / 8.1 km

Start/meet point: Legburthwaite Car Park, NY318195, CA12 4TQ

Car parking:  Pay and display car park, also some free parking at Stanah and off the A591 by the river.

Meet time: 9.45am

Start time: 10am

Distance: 5 miles

Grade: Leisurely

Time: Approx 3 hours

Description: From the car park head left along the old track to the A591 bridge, cross over and take the stile on the right hand side.  Follow the path and bear left inclining steeply up through a stand of Scots pine trees onto Wren Crag, normally a lovely view from here down Thirlmere and across to Castle Rock.  Descend into the dip then following the undulating and often boggy terrain  the top of High Rigg.  Follow the obvious grassy path down to the north to meet the road that runs past St John’s Church.  Past the church take the gate on the right onto a track that leads along the foot of the fell.  This track has some erosion and storm damage from the past few winters.  Follow this track along the back of Sosgill and Low Bridge End above St John’s Beck and back round to the stile at the start.

Please text Mel on 07584303975 by 6pm on Saturday if you are coming on this walk.

The walk leader reserves the right to modify the route or cancel the walk dependent on conditions.