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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.

Marton (Vehicles)

  • OS Grid Ref: SD 238 761
  • Nearest postcode: LA15 8JW
  • Follow blue arrows when arriving, brown arrows when leaving.

Approach via the A590 junction at Melton Brow, signposted for the Safari Zoo. Continue past the zoo entrance, turn left at the end of the road, and then first right.

On the south side of Marton village, the Tarn Flatt road is available for parking. Please do not block residential access or field gates.

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

The roads are narrow and will be busy with walkers, so drive with caution at all times. Driving through Marton village is prohibited.

BROUGHTON ROAD WILL BE CLOSED FROM THE NORTH OF DALTON TO THE BLACK DOG INN JUNCTION. ACCESS ONLY TO RESIDENTS.

Return to the A590 via the same route as for your arrival. Please be considerate to residents, and traffic trying to exit the zoo.