Latest News

The 2019 Charity Awards and Trophies winners are now all uploaded to the site. We gave away an amazing £379,666 this year. Well done ot everyone who contributed whether walking, volunteering or sponsoring.

The 2020 K2B walk route has been confirmed. It will start at Legburthwaite, and proceeds down the west of Thirlmere. It joins up with the 2018/19 route just north of Dunmail raise. The remainder of the route is unchanged. Total length of the new route is 39.4 miles.

The Walk Day In Case of Emergency (ICE) phone number has changed. It is now 0777 888 4020. The new number will be printed on lanyards and route cards.

Grasmere (Vehicles)

  • OS Grid Ref: NY 340 071
  • Nearest postcode: LA22 9SH
  • Follow blue arrows when arriving, brown arrows when leaving.

The Grasmere checkpoint is located in a car park which has limited spaces and gets very congested. Please park in the large car park on the right of Stock Lane, just after the turn off from the A591. It has public toilets and is only a few minutes walk from the checkpoint.

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

DO NOT FOLLOW THE WALK ROUTE to ELTERWATER.

Elterwater, Little Langdale, Tilberthwaite, and Hodge Close are closed to support vehicles, and this will be enforced by police.

GRASMERE IS THE LAST SUPPORT POINT BEFORE CONISTON CP3.

Follow the A591 to Ambleside, and then the A593 directly to Coniston.