Cardunneth Pike

Distance 17.5 kilometres (11 miles)

A classic ridge walk following the spine of Cumrew Fell, taking in two of the best viewpoints in the area.   The route uses low level right of way for the outward journey, with a range of occupational tracks and desire lines tracks being used for the high level return leg.  Part of return leg crosses open access land on a managed grouse moor, over which dogs are not allowed.

The North Pennines is one of England's most stunning landscapes, comprised of open heather moors and peatlands, attractive dales and hay meadows, tumbling upland rivers, wonderful woods, welcoming communities, intriguing imprints of a mining and industrial past, distinctive birds, animals and plants and much, much more. In recognition of its special qualities the area has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The North Pennines is also a UNESCO European and Global Geopark - highlighting its globally important Earth heritage.

Cardunneth Pike leaflet (PDF, 866KB)