Bannisdale Horseshoe

Walks » Walking Log » 2008

Mon 22 Sep 2008

Route: A6 north of Kendal - Whiteside Pike - Todd Fell - Capplebarrow - a nameless summit (1,819ft / 555m) - a nameless summit (1,771ft / 541m) - Long Crag - White Howe - a nameless summit (1,736ft / 528m) - Lamb Pasture - Thorn Cottage - A6 north of Kendal

Distance: 10.50 miles

Ascent: 2,200ft

Time: 6 hours 15 minutes

With: Ann Bowker


Overcast with cloud on the higher Lakeland peaks, some sunshine towards the end of the walk.

We followed A. Wainwright's 'The Bannisdale Horseshoe' walk in his book 'The Outlying Fells of Lakeland' [page 260].

Be warned - there are fences to climb and bogs and tussocks to traverse on this horseshoe.


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