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Outdoors Shite: Family friendly walks
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SheepAreSuper · 24/02/2012 10:28

For shortish walks suitable for children.

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SheepAreSuper · 24/02/2012 10:35

Latrigg from Keswick is an easy stroll and there is a car park at the top making it accessible for pushchairs. Amazing views back down to Borrowdale.

Catbells (Keswick) is fairly straight forward for little legs with some easy scrambly bits. As is Wansfell from Ambleside.

Up to High Sweden Bridge from Ambleside is pretty and doable with a pushchair.

A walk around Rydal via Loughrigg Terrace is great for the views, spooky caves and a paddle or swim.

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GrimmaTheNome · 24/02/2012 10:52

We both started threads... the other one is here - shall we try to use this one for pushchair-possible walks and the other for feet only? Smile

Good suggestions!

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HelenMumsnet · 24/02/2012 10:55

You are v norty.

But we do know the Topic List needs a spring clean. It is v near the top of our Things to Do...

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upahill · 24/02/2012 10:58

Yeah but these threads are more interesting than the World Cup!!

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GrimmaTheNome · 24/02/2012 11:02

We're free spirits, see. All that fresh air...

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upahill · 24/02/2012 11:04

Right! That's done it!

I'm going to get my Brashers and go up Pendle Hill for a couple of hours. I'm going to start at the Nick.

See you later!!

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GrimmaTheNome · 24/02/2012 11:09

I'm going to start at the Nick.

where? We've only done Pendle once (in light snow) - it looks like it should be quite close to us but somehow it seems to take quite a long time to drive to a starting point (from near Preston).

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sunshineoutdoors · 24/02/2012 12:46

I've got this book . There's a few different ones covering different areas.

It's good because you know you can get a pushchair round, also if there are any pubs, cafes, ice cream vans or attractions nearby. We used it on a recent holiday and found it really useful.

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BeerTricksP0tter · 24/02/2012 13:00

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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GrimmaTheNome · 24/02/2012 13:11

Rocky Ramblers is a good book of Lake district walks for kids. It points out all sorts of interesting things en route.

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saggarmakersbottomknocker · 24/02/2012 18:50

Glad MNHQ are getting the message HelenMumsnet. Grin

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KatMumsnet · 28/03/2012 15:55

Hi, we've moved this into The Great Outdoors.

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Liz79 · 11/04/2012 19:52

kiddiwalks in cumbria they also do them for other areas.

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