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Stoneycroft Ghyll, Newlands

Where to meet: Barrow Mine Car Park, near Stoneycroft Bridge, Newlands
Postcode:  CA12 5TS
Grid Reference: NY 232 212 


From Keswick: Leave Keswick on the A66 west, towards Workington and Cockermouth, after a short while turn left into the village of Braithwaite, passing the campsite and taking the first road on the left, signposted to the Newlands Valley, turn left over the bridge and past the village shop on continue on this road, about 800m after the cattle grid is crossed a car park (free) will be seen to the left of the road, just after the entrance to Uzzicar Farm. We will meet on the car park.

Bus Services

There are no buses along the Newlands Valley.

Stagecoach bus timetables can be viewed here

  1. Causey Pike & Outerside


    Distance: 10km / 6 miles
    Ascent: 770m / 2500 ft
    Duration: 4 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A steep climb to Causey Pike with an easy scramble before good ridge walking

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  2. Ghyll Scrambling in Newlands


    Distance: N/A
    Ascent: N/A
    Duration: Up to 3 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 8:1

    A thrilling session in Stonycroft Gill sliding and jumping down the waterfalls

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