A great little route that packs a big punch in terms of amazing views.

Overview

You’ll head out from The Round to the edge of town with a quick uphill blast through Castlehead Wood to the viewpoint.

Have a quick breather and take in the iconic view down into the Jaws Of Borrowdale before heading down to the lake shore and another great view from the Friar’s Crag.

Graphics by Pip Conlon of Menai Art.
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Stats

ACTIVITY
Run
DISTANCE
5km
ASCENT
90m
TERRAIN
Good trail terrain with a short woodland section
BOG
3/10

Route

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The Friar’s Round Route Map

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