Start point: Patterdale (NY 394 160)

Patterdale – Thornhow End – Black Crag – Birks – Trough Head – Arnison Crag – Patterdale Hotel – Patterdale

Distance: 3.7 miles     Total Ascent: 515 metres     Time Taken: 1 hour 30 minutes     Start Time: 10.30

Weather: Changeable but dry. 7ºC

The weather turned out to be one of the poorer days in the middle of a stunning week this week…but you have to take your opportunities when you can so that’s what we did when we had a short walk up to two of the smaller fells at the head of Ullswater.


Birks Route Map

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