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The 2019 walk results are now available, just go to the 'Results' tab above. And don't forget to get your copy of The Mail on the 16th May.

Thanks to everyone who made 2019's #InspiredWalks such a success. We hope you all enjoyed the day. Walkers should have received a survey, please let us know what you think went well, badly and needs improvement for next year.

The Walks' Terms and Conditions and Privacy Statement have been updated for 2019. Please make sure you have read these before registering for 2019's K2B or C2B walk.

Watch out for more info on next year's walks which will be held on the 2 nd May 2020.

Coniston (Vehicles)

  • OS Grid Ref: SD 302 973
  • Nearest postcode: LA21 8EW
  • Follow blue arrows when arriving, brown arrows when leaving.

Shepherds Bridge Lane will be closed to traffic, from the A593 at its north end, to the B5285 at its south end. There is no parking at Coniston Sports Centre. A limited amount of free parking is available at:

John Ruskin Secondary School,
Lake Road, Coniston, LA21 8EW.

Please approach the village via the A593 from the north or south, depending on where you are coming from. Turn off the A593 onto Lake Road. John Ruskin School is a short way down the road and on your right. Enter the car park via the second gate, and follow instructions from marshals. From there, walk to Checkpoint 3 at Coniston Sports & Social Centre, via Lake Road and Tilberthwaite Avenue.

Users of the car park do so at their own risk. The organisers will not accept responsibility for damage, accident or loss.

If you park elsewhere in the village, please park considerately. Support vehicle drivers are responsible for their own parking charges, and for payment of any fines incurred for non-payment. READ MORE

The Coniston Sports Club Committee will be selling teas, coffees, bacon buns, etc, to raise funds for the club. Please support them. Do NOT set up your own cooking and brewing facilities in the sports club grounds.

When leaving the school parking area in your vehicle, please drive back to the A593, then turn left and proceed to the next support area at Lowick Bridge.

There are no official support areas or parking on the B5285 or at Monk Coniston. If you drive along the B5285, please beware of walkers crossing the road at the Monk Coniston junction. Support vehicles MUST NOT use the road to the east of the lake, between Monk Coniston and Lowick Bridge.

There is a Lake District National Park (LDNP) Authority pay and display car park at Monk Coniston, which is suitable for mini-buses. K2B marshals will be supervising walkers on the road next to the car park, but they are not authorised to manage the car park. Please park responsibly, and buy a parking ticket.