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Old Dungeon Ghyll

Where to meet: The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, Langdale
Postcode:  LA22 9JY
Grid Reference: NY 286 061 

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 past the New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel to the right, continue along this lane to the Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, on the right, there is a National Trust pay and display car park outside the Hotel for walkers.

Bus Services

The New Dungeon Ghyll is serviced 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

  1. On the summit of Great End

    10 Peak Challenge

    £70.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 27km / 17 miles
    Ascent: 2500m / 8300ft
    Duration: 14 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A long walk over rough ground crossing some of the highest peaks in England

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  2. Towards Bowfell from High Top

    Bowfell & the Crinkles

    £25.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 13km / 8 miles
    Ascent: 1250m / 3800ft
    Duration: 7 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 8:1

    A long walk over rough ground along one of the most dramatic skylines in the Lake District

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  3. Bowfell from Calf Cove

    Bowfell & the Great Slab

    £25.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 13km / 8 miles
    Ascent: 1030m / 3300ft
    Duration: 6-7 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A few steep sections and one exposed section with a drop to one side, a wonderful route to a wonderful summit

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  4. On the summit of Great End

    Great End from Langdale

    £25.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 17km / 11 miles
    Ascent: 1230m / 4000ft
    Duration: 7-8 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A few steep sections but no real exposure, great views of the Scafell range, Langdale and surrounding fells

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  5. Pike O'Blisco & Cold Pike

    £25.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 9km / 5.5 miles
    Ascent: 720m / 2380ft
    Duration: 5 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    Some steep ascents over rough ground but great rocky summits with equally great views

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  6. The summit of Scafell Pike

    Scafell Pike from Langdale

    £25.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 18km / 11 miles
    Ascent: 1300m / 43000ft
    Duration: 8 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A long walk over rough ground but a more accessible start point for many people

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