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

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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