Walking in Eden

Circular and Linear Walks in the Eden Valley

The definitive guide to walking in the Eden Valley, a unique part of Cumbria. The walks, range from 2 to 15 miles, and are peppered with fascinating accounts of the history and culture of the area.

Walking Areas

These areas are divided into 6 Sections:

Section 1. Wild Boar Fell, Mallerstang Heights, Nine Standards Rigg, a Poetry Path, Castles of Upper Eden.

Section 2. The Howgill Fells and the Randygill Round.

Section 3. The Westmoreland Plateau. Potts Valley, Great Asby, and Great Musgrave.

Section 4. Appleby and the Eden Valley. A bastle, a castle, caves and a stone circle. Askham, Morland and Dufton.

Section 5. The Pennines. Cross Fell, Wild Scordale and High Cup Nick. East Fellside Villages. Dunfell Hush and Garrigill.

Section 6. North Eden. Talkin Tarn and the Written Rock of Gelt. Carlisle and Hadrian's Wall. Comb Crag and an excursion to Dacre.


Detailed outline route maps and fascinating background information all add value to this unique guide to walking in the Eden Valley and on the neighbouring hills.

An ACCOMMODATION LIST is provided in the book.

A new third edition of 'Walking in Eden' will be published in Spring 2014 by Sigma Press

Some Useful Links

The Ravenber Way www.landscapeheritage.co.uk/CtoC.htm
Specialist support provider for long distance paths of Northern England, including The Ravenber Way. www.wanderingaengustreks.com
Howgills and Limestone Trail www.howgillsandlimestonetrail.org.uk
Walkingworld www.walkingworld.com
Wainwright Society www.wainwright.org.uk
A Pennine Journey www.penninejourney.org.uk

Newbiggin near Culgaith
Walking in Eden
Intake to Wild Boar Fell
Newbiggin near Culgaith
Walking in Eden
Intake to Wild Boar Fell

Map near Garsdale Station

Circular Walk from Garsdale Station

Alfred Wainwright and
Ron Scholes


Coast to Coast on the Ravenber Way


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