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Walkday is now confirmed as 26th September 2020 - Please see details on this and the 2020 walk postponement on our FAQs page.

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.