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Seathwaite Farm

Where to meet: The Turning Circle, Seathwaite
Postcode:  CA12 5XJ
Grid Reference: NY 235 121


From Keswick: Leave on the Borrowdale Road (from the mini roundabout near the co-op).
Follow this road for approx 8 miles, passing through Rosthwaite until just before reaching the village of Seatoller a narrow lane leads off to the left on the bend, signposted to Seathwaite, camp site and Sty Head. This road can be busy and has passing points (unmarked), blind bends and walkers in the road, also a few sheep for good measure, please drive carefully.
Follow this lane, parking as close to the end near the farm as possible, we will meet at the turning circle before the farm entrance gate.

Bus Services

The nearest bus stop to Seathwaite is Seatoller, around 20 minutes walk away from the meet point

  • The 78 bus runs regularly between Keswick and Seatoller
  • The 77/77a also runs from Keswick to Seatoller and then on to Buttermere, this however is a seasonal service from Easter to October

Stagecoach bus timetables can be viewed here

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    Distance: 21km / 13 miles
    Ascent: 1890m / 6200ft
    Duration: 11 hours
    Minimum / Maximum Group Ratio: 3:1 / 10:1

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