Parking Information for - Parking Spaces, A66 Scales

Parking Details and Map
Nearest Post Code: CA12 4SY
Grid Reference: NY 343 126
Notes: Another popular layby which gives access to the ever so popular Blencathra. The layby is found at Scales opposite the White Horse Inn on the A66. Due to the popularity of Blencathra during peak seasons the layby can fill up quite quickly, there is room for around six to eight well parked cars. Parking is free.


 

Walks starting from this parking place

Sunset on Blencathra

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6th June 2019
ASCENT: 2,144 Feet - 653 Metres
MILES: 5
WAINWRIGHTS: Blencathra
ROUTE: Scales - Mousthwaite Comb - Scales Beck - Scales Tarn - Blencathra - Atkinson Pike - Doddick Fell - Scales Fell - Scales
 

Walking the Birketts, Blencathra

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15th April 2019
ASCENT: 2,295 Feet - 700 Metres
MILES: 6
BIRKETTS: 5, Scales Fell - Doddick Fell - Hall's Fell Top (Blencathra) - Gategill Fell Top - Blease Fell
ROUTE: A66 - Scales Fell - Doddick Fell - Hall's Fell Top (Blencathra) - Gategill Fell Top - Blease Fell - Gate Gill - Doddick Gill - Scaley Beck - A66
 

Bannerdale Crags east ridge & the Halls Fell ridge


21st April 2014
ASCENT: 2,700 Feet – 823 Meters
MILES: 7.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Bannerdale Crags – Blencathra
ROUTE: Scales – Mousthwaite Combe – River Glederamackin – White Horse Bent – Bannerdale Crags East Ridge – Bannerdale Crags – Atkinson Pike – Blencathra (Halls Fell Top) – Hall’s Fell Ridge – Path Above Doddick Back To Scales – Scales
 

Sharp Edge & The Hall’s Fell Ridge

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12th May 2012
ASCENT: 2,703 Feet , 823 Metres
MILES: 4.7
WAINWRIGHTS: 1, Blencathra
ROUTE: Scales – Sharp Edge – Atkinson Pike (Hall’s Fell Top) – Blencathra – Hall’s Fell Ridge – Scales
 

Rough Camping On Blencathra

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10th July 2009
ASCENT: 868Mtrs  2847Ft
MILES: xxx
WAINWRIGHTS: 1 Blencathra
ROUTE: xxxx
 

Blencathra & Sharp Edge

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21st March 2009
ASCENT: 868 Mtrs  2847Ft
MILES: xxx
WAINWRIGHTS: 1, Blencathra
ROUTE: xxxx
 

 

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