Walk: A circular walk to Benson Knott from Kendal
For: Adults and children
Duration: 4 hours
Distance / Ascent: 6.5miles/10.5km, 1043ft/319m
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
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