LORDS 1811FT SEAT AND BROOM FELL 1670FT

THIS IS ROUTE ONE WITH MORE ASCENT AND MILES THAT PARKING AT WHINLATTER FOREST


 

PARKING-The Spout Force car park, located on the Darling How Plantation forestry road

MILES- 6-7 mile return walk

ASCENT-350m approx.

FACILITIES- NON FROM THE CAR PARK BUT AT WHINLATTER VISITOR CENTRE THERE IS A CAFE, TOILETS AND PLAY AREA

TERRAIN-MIXTURE OF STONE PATHS AND GRASS, EASY WALKING BUT STEEP DECENT FROM BROOM FELL

Kids voted 5/10 and prefer the walk from Whinlatter forest where there is a park and sculptures, but it is easy walking in all weathers, kids can run ahead and play tag too.

 

  • You follow the track from the back of the car park and past the buildings/farm, then follow the main forestry road into the Aiken Beck Valley, its a great path to follow.

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  • The path is easy to follow approx. one mile from the car park a post indicates the route

  • Straight ahead at a crossroads, follow this for another 1 mile








  • Another marker post starts the ascent through the forestry section to the summit, you will cross a stile before the final ascent. You spot the summit in front of you, where the path rises to the summit where









The Summit of Lords Seat

A small stone area with a pole marks the summit.




  • When stood on the summit you will see two paths, one heading to Barf which is a good option if you have time, the path drops and approx. one mile to Barf. or take the path in the opposite direction to Broom fell.


  • A large Trig and shelter sits, the path is boggy in some sections but you follow the well trodden grass path to the summit.

  • The path down leaves from the summit steeply to the bottom forest path which leads back to the car.





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