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Dodd Wood

Where to meet: Dodd Wood
Postcode:  CA12 4QE
Grid Reference: NY 235 281 


From Keswick: Dodd Wood is located on the A591, the main road between Keswick and Bassenthwaite. Leave Keswick on the A591, signposted to Carlisle crossing the A66 at the roundabout, follow this road for approximately 3 miles until Dodd Wood is reached, a pay and display car park will be seen to the right, signposted to The Old Sawmill Tearooms and Mirehouse, we will meet outside the tearooms.

Bus Services

Dodd Wood is on a good bus route, both the X4 and 555 stop at the meet point.

The 555 bus runs between Keswick & Carlisle.

The X4 runs from Workington, Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith.

Stagecoach bus timetables can be viewed here

  1. Skiddaw and Ullock Pike across Bassenthwaite Lake

    Skiddaw and the Ospreys


    Distance: 15km / 9 miles
    Ascent: 1190m / 3900ft
    Duration: 6 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A steep climb at times, but glorious views over Derwentwater and the chance of seeing an Osprey over Bassenthwaite

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