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Discover some of the best views of the mighty Ullswater
- without climbing to the top of Place Fell - with this moderate walk from the village of Patterdale to Silver Point.

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Walk Info
Distance
miles (1km)
Minimum time
hours
Ascent/gradient
ft (m)
Level of difficulty
Easy
Paths
Public footpaths
gates /  stile

Map
OS Explorer OL
Start/finish
Grid
Dogs?
Keep on leads
Parking      
Pay & Display Car Park
Public Transport
Bus
Toilets/Refreshments
In



Distance/time          
        4 miles (6.4km)
Minimum time                 2 hours
Ascent/gradient               490 ft (150m)
Grade/Paths                     Medium - Stoney paths & tracks,
                                              no stiles
OS Map                             Explorer OL5 (Grid NY 396159)
Dogs?                               Best on leads as through some
                                              farmland

Parking                             Pay Car Park opposite Patterdale
                                               Hotel

Public Transport              Bus - 108 & 208
Toilets/Refreshments      None on route

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Route Directions


  • From the car park, turn right and walk along the road.


  • Head on the public footpath between the school.


  • Follow the track over the bridge and through the buildings of Side Farm.


  • Turn left after the farm and follow the track up towards Devil's Chimney.


  • Taking care over the rocks, trek down the path before climbing again to reach Silver Crag.


  • To get to Silver Point, bear left and climb to the point.


  • Once off Sliver Point, head left, past a small stream and then right at the split in the path.


  • Care is needed on the climb.


  • Then gradually follow the path down, past old quarry workings on your left.


  • Bear right, cross the footbridge leading to a gate at the end of the track.


  • Go left through the gate, and turn right on the road to head back to the car park.


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