Barbon, the Big Boulders and a Brew Before the day walk

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Lowland and Hill Walks
Sep 24
2022

12 people attending

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£12.50
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Long gradual climb for half of the walk

 

Join Stephen for a pre walk cuppa/snack  at 10:30 at the Churchmouse Cafe in Barbon  opposite the car park

https://www.churchmousecheeses.com/

Then at 11:30 we will set off for a 9 mile walk from the picturesque village of Barbon near Kirkby Lonsdale in Cumbria
The highlights of the walk will be -
• Walking through Barbon past the Church
• Walking through the woodlands of Barbondale
• Ascending up onto the fells above Barbon passing Bullpot Farm
• Going round Lower Barbon Fell with views down the Lune Valley, Cumbrian Fells and if its clear- out to The Irish Sea
• Dropping down from the fells and seeing the Art Installations by Andy Goldsworthy, which are big boulders enclosed in Sheepfolds

(http://www.sheepfoldscumbria.co.uk/html/info/info00.htm)

• Then walking through the grounds of Whelprigg Hall and back into the village

Then after head to the Barbon Inn for a post walk drink 

https://www.barbon-inn.co.uk/

NB - there is no public transport to Barbon - please consider car sharing/asking for a lift

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