Moderate 8 miles / 12.9 km
This is a moderate walk on to the fells surrounding Haweswater Reservoir which is main water source for the city of Manchester.
Meet point: Mardale Head car park, NY469107
Meet time: 9.15am
Start time: 9.30am
Starting from Mardale Head we will walk up the side of Small water along the Nan Bield Pass to the shelter at the top. Turning right we head up Mardale III Bell and onto High Street which the Summit is known as Racecourse Hill due to the Romans using the Fell for races during the Summer Fairs. We will head along High Street then bare right on to the summit of Kidsty Pike. From the summit for Kidsty Pike we make out way down to the shore of Haweswater and then follow the path back to the car park.
Route is roughly 8miles
Should take about 4 and a half hours.