A spectacular walk from Patterdale to Shap that takes you out of the Lake District.
From the beautiful valley of Patterdale follow the path in the direction of Shap, leaving the Lake District behind. Once out of the Lake District the wayfinding becomes easier and the gradients become gentler as you wind your way towards Shap. Don't let this fool you though, on today’s walk it is the distance which leaves you tired, and with no shops or pubs along the way to refuel, don't forget to bring plenty of water and food.
There are over 1300 m of ascent today, as you walk over the Kidsty Pike and follow this descent steeply down to Haweswater.
This walk is part of the following itineraries: