Walking

Ashgill from Garrigill Geotrail

Ashgill from Garrigill Geotrail

The landscapes along the walk to Ashgill from Garrigill have been shaped by millions of years of natural processes and thousands of years of human activity.

This simple, 3.2 mile (5.1km) circular route takes you from the small Cumbrian village of Garrigill out into the surrounding landscape to explore the area’s rich Geological and mining heritage, and to view the dramatic waterfall of Ashgill Force.

The trail identifies 12 points of interest along a set route. This trail uses public footpaths and minor roads, although much of the route crosses fields where paths are not always immediately clear. Strong boots, warm clothing and good waterproofs are advised.

Start location: Starting from Garrigill (NY 744 415).
Terrain: Off-road sections and on-road sections.
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