Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay

A gentle walk in Borrowdale


Route outline for walk c203:

Barrow Bay Derwent Water  -  Ashness Bridge  -  Surprise View  -  Watendlath  -  Bracken Platt  -  Puddingstone Bank  -  The Cumbria Way  -  Rosthwaite  -  River Derwent  -  High Hows Wood  -  Low Hows Wood  -  Broadslack Gill  -  Hollows Farm  -  Borrowdale Gates  -  Ellers Beck Lodore Falls  -  Barrow Bay Derwent Water



National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Cumbria Way, a 112km (70 miles) linear footpath connecting Ulverston in Cumbria, England with Carlisle in Cumbria, England. The Cumbria Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Cumbria Way.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay

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Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - Surprise View near Ashness Bridge

Surprise View near Ashness Bridge

Photo: Brian Balfe (7)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - King's How from near Rosthwaite, Borrowdale

King's How from near Rosthwaite, Borrowdale

Photo: Stephen Collins (66)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - Lodore Falls

Lodore Falls

Photo: Brian Balfe (19)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - The Derwent Water Launch cruising Derwent Water from Brandlehow Bay

The Derwent Water Launch cruising Derwent Water from Brandlehow Bay

Photo: Brian Balfe (10)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - Looking North-West up Derwent Water from just above Ashness Bridge

Looking North-West up Derwent Water from just above Ashness Bridge

Photo: Joanna Lyon (2)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - Early morning valley mist below Dale Head (Newlands) and High Spy, Maiden Moor & Cat Bells (Catbells) with the summit of Castle Crag (front right) lit by a ray of sunshine from Rosthwaite

Early morning valley mist below Dale Head (Newlands) and High Spy, Maiden Moor & Cat Bells (Catbells) with the summit of Castle Crag (front right) lit by a ray of sunshine from Rosthwaite

Photo: Alan Wainwright (234)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - Grange Fell (Brund Fell) from near Rosthwaite, Borrowdale

Grange Fell (Brund Fell) from near Rosthwaite, Borrowdale

Photo: Stephen Collins (65)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - The former home of Judith Paris in Watendlath

The former home of Judith Paris in Watendlath

Photo: Chris Leonard (39)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - Watendlath Tarn

Watendlath Tarn

Photo: Brian Balfe (4)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - Derwent Water

Derwent Water

Photo: Glenn Philpott (5)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - Skiddaw from The River Derwent

Skiddaw from The River Derwent

Photo: Duncan Grant (4)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - Ashness Bridge over Barrow Beck with Skiddaw in the distance

Ashness Bridge over Barrow Beck with Skiddaw in the distance

Photo: Andy Malcolm (88)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - Snow on Derwent Water with Cat Bells (Catbells) (left) and Casuey Pike (centre) and Grisedale Pike (right)

Snow on Derwent Water with Cat Bells (Catbells) (left) and Casuey Pike (centre) and Grisedale Pike (right)

Photo: Chris Haselden (27)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - Cat Bells (Catbells) and Derwent Water from Surprise View nr Ashness Bridge

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Derwent Water from Surprise View nr Ashness Bridge

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (4)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - Ashness Bridge

Ashness Bridge

Photo: Brian Balfe (8)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - Skiddaw from Derwent Water

Skiddaw from Derwent Water

Photo: Duncan Grant (1)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - Circular enclosure near Watendlath

Circular enclosure near Watendlath

Photo: Stephen Collins (89)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - Watendlath Tarn

Watendlath Tarn

Photo: Jamie Caryl (10)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - The River Derwent below Castle Crag

The River Derwent below Castle Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (116)

Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay - Watendlath

Watendlath

Photo: Brian Balfe (5)


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