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Explore the Best Walks Near Ellonby: A Guide for Our Guests

Hello, nature lovers and wanderers! At Laik, we’re not just about providing cosy holiday homes; we’re about creating unforgettable experiences. And what better way to immerse yourself in the beauty of Cumbria than by exploring some of the best walks near Ellonby? Here are our top picks for you to lace up your boots and hit the trails!

1. Caldbeck to High Pike Walk

  • Length & Difficulty: 8 miles, moderate.
  • Parking: Caldbeck village.
  • Highlights: Ascend to High Pike for breathtaking views of the Northern Fells. This path takes you through picturesque farmland, offering a blend of Cumbria’s natural beauty and rural charm.

2. Roughton Gill and Tarn Walk

  • Length & Difficulty: 5 miles, easy to moderate.
  • Parking: Near Tarn at the end of the valley.
  • Highlights: Perfect for history buffs, this walk explores the historic mining landscape of Roughton Gill, culminating in the serene scenery of Tarn.

3. Lacy’s Caves and Long Meg Walk

  • Length & Difficulty: 4.5 miles, easy.
  • Parking: Little Salkeld.
  • Highlights: A unique blend of history and natural beauty, featuring intriguing sandstone caves and the ancient Long Meg stone circle.

4. Skiddaw via Sale How

  • Length & Difficulty: 10 miles, challenging.
  • Parking: Near Skiddaw.
  • Highlights: For the adventurous souls, this route offers stunning panoramic views from one of the Lake District’s highest peaks. A rewarding challenge!

5. Hesket Newmarket Circular Walk

  • Length & Difficulty: 6 miles, easy.
  • Parking: Hesket Newmarket.
  • Highlights: A leisurely walk perfect for unwinding, showcasing the peaceful farmlands and woodlands with picturesque views of the Caldbeck Fells.

Post-Walk Treats

After your walk, why not indulge in some well-deserved relaxation and local flavors? Here are a couple of pub recommendations to round off your day:

  • The Oddfellows Arms in Caldbeck: A charming pub to refuel after the High Pike walk, known for its hearty meals and welcoming atmosphere.
  • The Watermill in Little Salkeld: Ideal for a post-walk bite, offering delicious meals made from locally sourced ingredients, plus it’s just a stone’s throw from the Lacy’s Caves walk.

At Laik, we believe in making every moment of your stay special. These walks are more than just routes; they’re pathways to creating lasting memories in the heart of the Lake District. And when you return to your cosy Laik holiday home in Ellonby, you’ll have stories to share and experiences to cherish.

Happy walking, and don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the stunning landscapes! For more information and holiday home bookings, visit us at www.laik.co.uk. 🍃🥾🏡