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Marton (CP7)

Snipe Ghyll

  • Miles to go: 5.25

As you start your descent into the Lower Furness area you will reach the rural village of Marton, where you will find the checkpoint at the foot of Snipe Ghyll.

  • Drinks - at Checkpoint
  • First Aid - at Checkpoint
  • Toilets - at Checkpoint
  • Support vehicle parking - Tarn Flatt (about a mile after the Checkpoint)

Walkers who reach Marton after 7:30pm will be stopped at this point, for their own protection, and to safeguard the volunteer marshals further down the route. This is non-negotiable. Transport will be provided to the finish.

Turn right, and carry on through the village towards Tarn Flatt. Continue southwards and via the Black Dog Inn junction towards Dalton.

INTERESTING FACT: The Marton War Memorial is almost identical to the Lindal War Memorial. Both are carved from Stainton limestone, and carry the names of those from the villages who lost their lives whilst serving in the First World War.