Arnside Circuit

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Arnside Circuit is a 14.6 kilometer loop trail located near Beetham, England, United Kingdom. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for walking.

14.6 km
329 m


A route of many parts including - mature woodland, wetlands, nature reserves and limestone escarpments - views of Morcambe Bay, the Kent Estuary, distant Lakeland and Howgill fells - and the Victorian seaside town of Arnside and Arnside Knott. Starting at Yealand Storrs gives plenty of time to arrive at Arnside with many choices for lunch at either 'The Albion' or 'Ye Olde Fighting Cocks' or best of all at 'The Big Chip Cafe' near the railway viaduct. The first section is through sporadic woodland along a bridleway. Various fields and then a short road section is taken to reach Eaves Wood. There are many ways possible to reach 'The Pepper Pot' built to celebrate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1887 with good views over Silverdale to the south. Arnside Tower is a pele tower built in the 14c against the marauding Scots in which the locals could barricade themselves. On reaching Arnside Knott be sure to visit 'The Mountain Indicator' for the most breathtaking panoramic views of the Lakeland and Howgill fells. After lunch in Arnside the return alongside the railway is potentially the wettest section of the walk. At Middlebarrow Quarry peregrines are to be seen in the nesting season. After passing Challan Hall, Hawes Water is just another of the many interesting nature sites in the Silverdale/Arnside areas.

1 month ago

Not a great route. Nothing intresting to see. The path is tedious and you can easily go the wrong way and hit dead ends. Only redeeming thing is a woodland path to Arnsdale.