Festivals 12 The Kentmere Horseshoe

For: Adults

Duration: 7 to 8 hours including travel

Distance / Ascent: 13miles/21km, 3700ft/1128m

Grading: Strenuous – Leaders reserve the right to refuse acceptance on the walk if they have concerns about an individual’s fitness to walk.

Meeting Place: Kendal College, Milnthorpe Road, Kendal, LA9 5AY. Pay and Display car park on site.

Meeting Time: Saturday 9th May at 9:20am for a 9:30am start

Leader / Organisation: Ken Taylor and Bryan Hardaker / Kendal Fellwalkers

Equipment: Sturdy walking boots, full waterproofs (top and overtrousers), warm clothing (including hat and gloves), food and drink sufficient for a day out on the hills.

Dogs: Sorry – no dogs allowed on this walk.

Max No People: 14

Cost: £10 including mini bus

Description: The horseshoe at the head of the Kent valley is one of the great walks of the Lake District. However if the weather is very bad the route will be changed to a lower one including the passes (Gatesgarth, Nan Bield etc.)


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