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New Dungeon Ghyll

Where to meet: The New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, Langdale
Postcode:  LA22 9JX
Grid Reference: NY 295 064 

Directions

From Ambleside: Leave on the A593, signposted to Langdale and Coniston, follow this road until the junction with Ellers Brow, turn right onto Ellers Brow, signposted to Chapel Stile and Langdale.

Follow this road through the village of Chapel Stile and continue until the New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel is Seen up a lane to the right.

Parking will be found to the left here and also a little further along the road (Both the car parks charge a fee). We will meet outside the hotel.

For Ghyll Scrambling sessions we will be using the changing rooms at the top of the National Trust car park, so it may be easier to park here.

Bus Services

The Old Dungeon Ghyll isserviced by the 516 bus from Ambleside, the bus stop is 100m from the meet point.

The 516 runs between Ambleside and the Langdale Valley.

Stagecoach bus timetables can be viewed here


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