WATERHEAD TO JENKIN CRAG VIEWPOINT

£3.50

A voyage of discovery rising from Waterhead through Skelghyll Wood to the forgotten viewpoint of  Jenkin Crag. Taking a lakeside route in front of the YH this walk then passes through the little boat park area above Waterhead Marine to follow the lane and climb by  Stagshaw Gardens.  The track through the woods leads to a short deviation to Jenkin  Crag.  Return is made by descending  the track through the woods before forking off down to  fields directly above Romney Grange and Waterhead.

 

Description

A voyage of discovery rising from Waterhead through Skelghyll Wood to the forgotten viewpoint of  Jenkin Crag. Taking a lakeside route in front of the YH this walk then passes through the little boat park area above Waterhead Marine to follow the lane and climb by  Stagshaw Gardens.  The track through the woods leads to a short deviation to Jenkin  Crag.  Return is made by descending  the track through the woods before forking off down to  fields directly above Romney Grange and Waterhead.

LENGTH: 2.5 km.
TIME: 1.5 hours.
DIFFICULTY: Mildly difficult  with 180m of ascent.
START & FINISH: Waterhead car park (376033) or  Steamer/Boat  Piers
MAPS: OS L90 or OL7
HOSTELRIES: Extensive choice at Waterhead and Ambleside

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