Walk c268 Potter Tarn, and The River Kent from Staveley

Easy walking with some great views


Route outline for walk c268:

Staveley  -  Barley Bridge  -  Craggy Plantation  -  Spy Crag  -  Littlewood Farm  -  Birk Field Farm  -  Potter Tarn  -  Ghyll Pool  -  Hundhowe  -  Hagg Foot  -  The River Kent  -  The Dales Way  -  Beckmickle Ing  -  Staveley



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

In 1612 ten women & two men who lived in the area surrounding Pendle Hill were charged with the murders of ten people by the use of witchcraft. During this series of trials, that has become known as the Lancashire witch trials, ten were found guilty & executed by hanging; one was found not guilty & one died in prison before being tried.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Dales Way, a 130km (81 miles) linear footpath connecting Ilkley in West Yorkshire, England with Bowness-On-Windermere in Cumbria, England. The Dales Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Dales 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):

OL7 The English Lakes - South Eastern area


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

97 Kendal & Morecambe, Windermere & Lancaster


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c268 Potter Tarn, and The River Kent from Staveley

In no particular order . . .

Walk c268 Potter Tarn, and The River Kent from Staveley - The River Kent near Staveley

The River Kent near Staveley

Photo: Andy Lyons (46)

Walk c268 Potter Tarn, and The River Kent from Staveley - Potter Tarn

Potter Tarn

Photo: Andy Lyons (45)

Walk c268 Potter Tarn, and The River Kent from Staveley - The Duke William, Staveley

The Duke William, Staveley

Photo: Andy Lyons (26)

Walk c268 Potter Tarn, and The River Kent from Staveley - The tiny cairn on the summit of Brunt Knott (South Top)

The tiny cairn on the summit of Brunt Knott (South Top)

Photo: Andy Lyons (30)

Walk c268 Potter Tarn, and The River Kent from Staveley - Reston Scar from Staveley

Reston Scar from Staveley

Photo: Andy Lyons (28)

Walk c268 Potter Tarn, and The River Kent from Staveley - The Eagle and Child, Staveley

The Eagle and Child, Staveley

Photo: Andy Lyons (48)

Walk c268 Potter Tarn, and The River Kent from Staveley - The weir on the River Kent, Staveley

The weir on the River Kent, Staveley

Photo: Andy Lyons (27)

Walk c268 Potter Tarn, and The River Kent from Staveley - Brunt Knott (Potter Fell) from Staveley

Brunt Knott (Potter Fell) from Staveley

Photo: Andy Lyons (29)

Walk c268 Potter Tarn, and The River Kent from Staveley - Kentmere

Kentmere

Photo: Andy Lyons (49)

Walk c268 Potter Tarn, and The River Kent from Staveley - Staveley from Reston Scar

Staveley from Reston Scar

Photo: Terry Howard (118)

Walk c268 Potter Tarn, and The River Kent from Staveley - Potter Tarn

Potter Tarn

Photo: Dave Roberts (18)

Walk c268 Potter Tarn, and The River Kent from Staveley - Reston Scar from Staveley

Reston Scar from Staveley

Photo: Terry Howard (117)

Walk c268 Potter Tarn, and The River Kent from Staveley - The River Kent near Staveley

The River Kent near Staveley

Photo: Andy Lyons (47)


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