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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.

Water Park (CP4)

Water Park layby

  • Miles to go: 14.85

The checkpoint is by the roadside at Water Park Adventure Centre.

  • Drinks - at Checkpoint
  • No support vehicles

From here you continue down the east side of Coniston Water for several miles past the edges of Grizedale Forest, and through the village of Nibthwaite. Then on to Lowick and the temptation of the Red Lion Inn.

INTERESTING FACT: Look to your right as you walk through Nibthwaite. Just behind a farm gate, you may spot an Antony Gormley life-size figure, looking out over Coniston Water. Apparently, Antony Gormley is a frequent visitor to the area.