Aimed at/grading Moderate: A leisurely family walk with a fairly easy uphill stretch (ascent of 280 metres).
Duration/length: 4-5 hours,6 miles/9.5Kms including an hour at Gurnall Dubbs for a circular walk round the tarn and a picnic if fine. Optional stop-over on return at cafe in Staveley.
6.miles / 9.5 kms
Burneside to Gurnal Dubbs with an optional 1km extension through Craggy Woods (dens and swing for children) on return to Staveley. A leisurely family walk with a fairly easy uphill stretch (ascent of 280 metres).
Meeting place Kendal Railway Station
Meeting time 10.a.m.for 10.09 train, buy tickets on train. Return fare (as if to and from Staveley) £3.40 adult, £1.70 child, 1/3 off with rail pass. Finish in Staveley, for cafe, and return train at 15.56, arrives Kendal 16.05 (or 14.46...) NB. train times and fares will need checking in Summer timetable.
Need Boots, waterproofs, Picnic lunch and drinks.
Dogs? Only if well behaved and on lead.
Transport Public transport back from Staveley
Max number of people 20 plus 5 reserved for U3A club members.
Cost £1 + Own public transport/rail fare (see above).