The Circuit of Devoke Water

Start point: Birker Fell road (SD 171 977)

Birker Fell Road – Rough Crag (Birker Moor) (OF) – Water Crag (OF) – White Pike on Birkby Fell (OF) – Yoadcastle (OF) – Woodend Height (OF)– Seat How (Birker Moor) (OF) – Birker Fell Road

Distance: 5.4 miles     Total Ascent: 686 metres     Time Taken: 2 hours

Weather: Cloudy but warm. 17oC.

It’s a long time since I completed this circuit (8 years!) but I quite fancied it today – the going is relatively easy and it is certainly quiet with decent views all around. This one comes well recommended…

Circuit-of-Devoke-Water

Firtsly, the Tour of Britain cycle race visited Cumbria on Thursday 10th September so it seemed rude not to visit – we actually saw it in two places, the climb from Plumpton and then later on the climb from Langwathby. Excellent weather for an excellent afternoon’s viewing.

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