Walking

High Cup Nick Geotrail

High Cup Nick Geotrail – coming soon!

This Geotrail will be available soon.

This trail leads the way from the Eden Valley villages of Dufton and Murton up to High Cup Nick, offering incredible views of the glacial valley High Cup Gill, and pointing out areas of interest throughout this long, challenging walk. In places this trail is unmarked, but mainly follows footpaths with wooden waymarker posts and stone piles that guide the way. There are several walk options ranging from 12-22km (7.5-14 miles).

This trail uses footpaths and tracks, some of which are less visible on the ground. Use of an Ordnance Survey map and compass is highly recommended. Strong boots, warm clothing and good waterproofs are advised, as even in summer the weather on the North Pennine escarpment can be harsh and cloud can descend quickly. Please be aware that high winds will increase this walk’s difficulty as some footpaths are very exposed. Checking the forecast before attempting this walk is advised.

Start location: Dufton Village, Cumbria CA16 6DB (NY 689 249)
or Murton Fell car park, Cumbria CA16 6ND  (NY 729 219)

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Use the link below to view the visit and explore map, and discover walks, trails, activities and more across the North Pennines AONB and UNESCO Global Geopark.

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