3 Benson Knott

10th May 2019

Walk: A circular walk to Benson Knott from Kendal

For: Adults and children

Duration: 4 hours

Distance / Ascent: 6.5miles/10.5km, 1043ft/319m

Grading: Moderate

Description: This is the prominent hill to the east of Kendal that stands above the northern edge of the town. The views from the top are superb with the Lakeland fells on one side and the Howgills on the other.
The route cannot properly be described as circular as part of the route around Mealbank village is used for the outward and return journey but walkers will end up back where they started having followed the banks of the River Mint up one side of the river and back down the other.

Meeting Place: Morrison’s Supermarket Car Park (free parking) – meet in front of Matalan

Meeting Time: Friday 10th May at 10:20am for a 10:30am start

Leader / Organisation: Bryan Robinson / U3A

Equipment: Stout shoes or boots, warm and waterproof clothing, packed lunch and drink.

Dogs: Yes – if on a lead

Max No People: 14

Cost: £3


10th May 2019

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