Arthur’s Pike and Bonscale Pike – Sunday 8th July

Askham Open Air Swimming Pool, CA10 2PN, United Kingdom Map

Start time 10:00

(Estimated finish time 16:00)

Easy/Moderate 11.2 miles / 18.0 km

Meet time 09:45am

Start time 10:00am

Start point: Askham Open Air Swimming Pool Car Park CA10 2PN NY512237

Car parking:Askham Open Air Swimming Pool Small Donation of £1 to help with the upkeep of the car park

Description: After leaving the car park we begin our gentle ascent out of Askham heading for Askham Fell. Once reaching the top we peel of left to start the steady ascent of Arthur’s Pike. The path leads almost to the summit but a quick divert to the right will bring us to the Cairn. After leaving we then make the way back to the path which then leads to the second summit of Bonscale Pike which gives fantastic views of the Ullswater valley. From here we then continue for a short distance before beginning our steep descent down to the Ullswater Way path which we then follow back to Askham Fell and finally onto the car park.

Distance: Approx 11.2 miles / 18.0 km

Ascent: Approx 651 m

Time: 6 hours

Please contact Phil on 07766410564 by 6pm on Saturday if you are coming on this walk. This walk is suitable for dogs, however there are many sheep & lambs roaming on Askham Fell so please make sure you keep your dog under control.

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