Finsthwaite Heights

Start point: Newby Bridge (SD 367 864)

Finsthwaite Heights (OF Walk – no definite summit) from Newby Bridge

Weather: Rain.

A short walk on this wet morning to Finsthwaite and High Dam from Newby Bridge. This walk follows Wainwright’s Finsthwaite Heights chapter in his book ‘The Outlying Fells of Lakeland’, page 74.

‘Everywhere the surroundings are delightful. But this is not fellwalking’ – AW

There are spaces for parking on the Rusland road adjacent to the River Leven and The Lakeside and Haverthwaite (L&H) Railway line.

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