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Overbeck Bridge

Where to meet: Overbeck Bridge, Wasdale
Postcode:  CA20 1EU
Grid Reference: NY 168 068 


Gosforth can easily be found just off the A595, to the south of Egremont, follow the road through the village, following the signs for Wasdale. Pass through the village and continue on this road to Wastwater, taking the road towards Wasdale Head, cross the cattle Grid by Netherbeck Bridge and continue until the National Trust car park (free) is seen on the left just after Overbeck Bridge, we will meet here.

Bus Services

Ptterdale is served by buses, the main bus stop is 100m from the meet point.

The 508 bus runs between Penrith and Patterdale, during the summer months there is also a bus from Windermere to Patterdale.

Stagecoach bus timetables can be viewed here

  1. Looking up at Yewbarrow from Nether Beck

    Yewbarrow & Haycock


    Distance: 17km / 10 miles
    Ascent: 1300m / 4300ft
    Duration: 7 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A long walk over rough ground to some of the remotest summits in the Lake District

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