4.2 of 5 (13 votes)

Watermillock to Aira Force

A moderate walk (low hills and fells (below 600m)) starting and finishing in Cumbria, England, about 9.60km (5.97 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 3:30h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 306m (1003ft)
Loss 130m (426ft)
Max. Elevation 440m (1443ft)
Elevation (total) 436m (1429ft)
Start
Bus Stop near Watermillock
End
Penrith
Distance 9.60km
(5.97mi)
Duration ~3:30h
Difficulty  
Moderate
Created by rojob on 31 Dec 2010
A walk from Watermillock to Aira Force with great views over Ullswater. Explore the area around aira force.

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Waypoints

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Head uphill up the road from the bus stop. Pass Watermillock, and its picturesque church, proceed until you reach the footpath signposted on the left hand side of the road
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Follow the footpath which will lead you towards Aira Force
About 1.51 km (~0.94 miles) from
OS Grid NY413206
Take a break at this craggy outlook with grat views over Ullswater before continuing to Aira Force
About 3.13 km (~1.94 miles) from
OS Grid NY399205
Explore the waterfalls of Aira Force and the fotpaths around it, before taking the paths to the visitor car park
About 1.41 km (~0.88 miles) from
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Finish your walk here where you can catch a bus at the main road. There is a small cafe near Aira Force Car Park for welcome refreshments.
About 0.56 km (~0.35 miles) from
OS Grid NY417220
follow the footpath, at times through Woods and other times in clearings
About 2.61 km (~1.62 miles) from

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