Sat between Ambleside and Grasmere, Rydal is home to the extensively photographed Rydal Cave, a manmade former quarry. #GetOutside Champion Rory Southworth takes us on a leisurely 6.2km route.
Name: Millthrop, South Lakeland
Place type: Village
Location: Grid Ref: SD 6600 9115 • X/Y co-ords: 366000, 491151 • Lat/Long: 54.3148,-2.5241421
District: South Lakeland
County/Unitary Authority: Cumbria
Region: North West
OS Explorer map: OL19: Howgill Fells & Upper Eden Valley
Walking route: 10.2km, Difficulty: Energetic
Walking route: 19.9km, Difficulty: Moderate
Awesome Howgills Bike Ride | The Calf
Other route: 14.2km, Difficulty: Energetic
Walker | Ravenstonedale
Walking route: 6.8km, Difficulty: Leisurely
Three Peak - walked route | Walked route of the 3 Peaks
Walking route: 39.3km, Difficulty: Energetic
Walking route: 153km, Difficulty: Moderate
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Netherscar, in INGLETON
Sleeps: 6, Bedrooms: 3
Comfortable and spacious detached house in scattered Chapel-le-Dale. Tranquil rural setting with wonderful views of Ingleborough. Ingleton 5 miles, Hawes 12 miles.
Sycamore Cottage, in HAWES
Sleeps: 2, Bedrooms: 1
A cosy upside down stone-built cottage in Lunds, close to route of Settle-Carlisle steam railway. Superb views and walking from the doorstep. Hawes 6 miles.
Fleshbeck Cottage, in KIRKBY LONSDALE
Sleeps: 4, Bedrooms: 2
Delightful 18th Century farmhouse in idyllic Mansergh near Kirkby Lonsdale. Quality accommodation, beams, range, mullion windows. A romantic retreat. Kirkby Lonsdale 3 miles.
The best UK locations for Christmas Walks
Christmas offers so many reasons to put on your walking boots and head out into the great outdoors. Whether it’s to breathe in the refreshing winter air, de-stress from busy shopping centres, or to walk off your Christmas dinner, there’s no denying that nothing will make you feel quite as festive as a walk over the Christmas period- and if it’s accompanied by a blanket of glistening frost- then even better! Here are a few of our favourite Christmas walking locations: