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Limestone Link (Cumbria)

21 km / 13 miles

The Link runs across the limestone country of South Cumbria with its nationally important flora, through the low wooded hills of the Arnside area, across the flat open mosses between Hale and Holme, and over the rocky fells of Clawthorpe and Hutton Roof.


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Named discs  
Attributes: Easy; Moorland
SD461788 - Arnside, Cumbria
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SD615782 - Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria
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Web Sites: GPS Routes - Limestone Link - Cumbria

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet: Limestone Link (South Lakeland District Council - 1994)


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  Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
  At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger: 97
OS Landranger Active: 97
OS Explorer: 27
OS Explorer Active: 27

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

B & B Accommodation: Number 43 < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Willowfield < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Woodlands Country House Hotel 3 Km
Self-catering: Woodlands Pine Lodges 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: Greenacres Country Guesthouse 5 Km
Self-catering: Vilcabamba 5 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Arnside YHA, Arnside, Carnforth, Lancashire 1 Km
Bunk House: High House < 1 Km
Hotels: The Cross Keys 2 Km
Self-catering: Fell End Caravan Park < 1 Km
Camp Site: Fell End Caravan Park < 1 Km
Self-catering: Wych Elm Bungalow Annexe < 1 Km
Caravan Park: Wych Elm Caravans < 1 Km
Hotels: Crooklands Hotel 4 Km
Self-catering: Pear Tree Barn 4 Km
Self-catering: Knott View Barn 1 Km
Self-catering: Hill View Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Hornsbarrow Farmhouse 2 Km
Self-catering: The Bull Hull Holiday Cottage 1 Km
Self-catering: Jasmine Cottage < 1 Km
Hotels: Sun Inn < 1 Km
Hotels: Plato's < 1 Km
Self-catering: Long Meadows Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Dale Meadows 1 Km

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Connected Paths:

Paths Marked on OS mapping: Cumbria Coastal Way; Lune Valley Ramble
Other Paths: Bay to Bay Walks; Fairtrade Way; Furness Way; Grassington to West Coast Walk; Lancashire Monastic Way Cockerham Priory to Furness Abbey; Lancashire-Lakeland Link; Lancaster Canal; One Week Coast to Coast Trek; Red Rose Trail; Rucksack and Rail; Thirlmere Way; Tops of the North (Three Shire Heads to Carlisle); Wainwrights Way; Westmorland Heritage Walk; Westmorland Way; Woodland, Sea and Wildlife
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Route Profile:

19.7 Km (12.2 miles)
449 m (1,473 ft) ascent
230 m (755 ft)  maximum height