Parking Information for - Roadside Parking, Seathwaite, Borrowdale

Parking Details and Map
Nearest Post Code: CA12 5XJ
Grid Reference: NY 235 712
Notes: The roadside at Seathwaite is a really popular place to park if you plan to visit the central fells including Scafell Pike and Great Gable. Unfortunately, at busy times, this can cause access problems for people who live locally, including farmers and potentially emergency vehicles.

If you turn up and find that you can’t easily park at Seathwaite without being confident a fire engine or tractor and trailer could easily pass, please consider one of these three alternatives.

The National Trust, Cumbria Highways and the Lake District National Park authority are working together to find a long term solution for those of you who like to park at Seathwaite, but it will take time.



 

Walks starting from this parking place

Great End and Lambfoot Dub from Seathwaite

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26th August 2019
ASCENT: 2,737 Feet - 834 Meters
MILES: 7.8
WAINWRIGHTS: Great End
ROUTE: Seathwaite - Stockley Bridge - Grains Gill - Ruddy Gill - Esk Hause - Calf Cove - Great End - Lambfoot Dub - Corridor Route - Stye Head - Styhead Tarn - Styhead Gill - Stockley Bridge - Seathwaite
 

Walking the Birketts, Over Base Brown and Green Gable to Great Gable

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13th April 2019
ASCENT: 2,855 Feet - 870 Metres
MILES: 5.6
BIRKETTS: 3, Base Brown - Green Gable - Great Gable
ROUTE: Seathwaite - Sourmilk Gill - Gillercomb - Hanging Stone - Base Brown - Green Gable - Great Gable - Westmoorland Cairn - Breast Route - Styhead - Sty Head Gill - Taylorgill Force - Seathwaite
 

Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Great End and Lambfoot Dub

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2nd November 2018
ASCENT: 3,232 Feet - 985 Metres
MILES: 9.2
WAINWRIGHTS: Great End
ROUTE: Seathwaite - Stockley Bridge - Grains Gill - Ruddy Gill - Esk Hause - Calf Cove - Broad Crag - III Crag - Great End - Lambfoot Dub - Corridor Route - Sty Head - Styhead Tarn - Stockley Bridge - Seathwaite
 

Walking the Birketts, Seathwaite Fell, Allen Crags and Glaramara

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9th June 2018
ASCENT: 2,900 Feet - 899 Metres
MILES: 7
BIRKETTS: 7, Seathwaite Fell - Great Slack - Allen Crags - High House - Lincomb Head - Looking Stead - Glaramara
ROUTE: Seathwaite Farm - Stockly Bridge - Aaron Crags - Seathwaite Fell - Great Slack - Sprinkling Tarn - Esk Hause - Allen Crags - High House - Lincomb Head - Looking Stead - Glaramara - Hind Gill - Seathwaite Farm
 

Scafell Pike from Seathwaite

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27th December 2017
ASCENT: 3,853 Feet - 1,175 Metres
MILES: 9.5
WAINWRIGHTS: Scafell Pike
ROUTE: Seathwaite - Grains Gill - Ruddy Gill - Esk Hause - Calf Cove - Broad Crag Col - Scafell Pike - Lingmell Col - Top of Piers Gill - Corridor Route - Sty Head - Styhead Tarn - Styhead Gill - Seathwaite
 

The Esk Hause Fells from Seathwaite

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2nd Septembert 2017
ASCENT: 4,154 Feet - 1,266 Metres
MILES: 15
WAINWRIGHTS: 3, Allen Crags - Great End - Esk Pike
ROUTE: Seathwaite - Grains Gill - Esk Hause - Allen Crags - Calf Cove - Broad Crag - III Crag - Great End - Calf Cove - Esk Hause - Esk Pike - Ore Gap - Angle Tarn - Angletarn Gill - Langstrath - Langstrath Beck - Tray Dub - Stonethwaite
 

Base Brown and The Gables from Seathwaite

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25th March 2017
ASCENT: 3,050 ft - 930 Metres
MILES: 6.1
WAINWRIGHTS: 3, Base Brown - Green Gable - Great Gable
ROUTE: Seathwaite - Sourmilk Gill - Hanging Stone - Base Brown - Blackmoor Pols - Green Gable - Windy Gap - Green Gable - Westmoorland Cairn - Sty Head - Styhead Tarn - Styhead Gill - Stockley Bridge - Seathwaite
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 18 A milestone on the Glaramara Circuit

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18th June 2016
ASCENT: 3,645 Feet - 1,112 Meters
MILES: 12.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 5, Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot) - Glaramara - Allen Crags - Great End - Seathwaite Fell
ROUTE: Seathwaite Bridge - Strands Bridge - Combe Gill - Tarn at Leaves - Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot) - Combe Head - Glaramara - High House Tarn - Allen Crags - Esk Hause - Calf Cove - Great End - Calf Cove - Sprinkling Tarn - Seathwaite Fell - Stockley Bridge - Seathwaite Farm - Seathwaite - Seathwaite Bridge
 

Base Brown to Fleetwith Pike via Great Gable

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20th July 2013
ASCENT: 3,700 Feet 1,127 Meters
MILES: 10.4
WAINWRIGHTS: 6, Base Brown – Green Gable – Great Gable – Brandreth – Grey Knotts – Fleetwith Pike
ROUTE: Seathwaite Bridge – Seathwaite Farm – Sourmilk Gill – Gillercomb – Base Brown – Green Gable – Windy Gap – Great Gable Windy Gap – Green Gable – Gillercomb Head – Brandreth – Grey Knotts – Fleetwith Pike – Honister Mine – Honister Pass – Seatoller – Seathwaite Bridge
 

Great End to Scafell Pike via Skew Gill

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25th May 2013
ASCENT: 3,188 Feet, 972 Metres
MILES: 10
WAINWRIGHTS: 3, Great End – Scafell Pike – Seathwaite Fell
ROUTE: Seathwaite – Stockley Bridge – Styhead Gill – Styhead Tarn – Sty Head -Corridor Route – Skew Gill – The Band – Great End – Broad Crag – Broad Crag Col – Scafell Pike – Lingmell Col – Corridor Route – Styhead – Sprinkling Tarn – Seathwaite Fell – Stockley Bridge – Seathwaite
 

A day in the clouds, Great End to Scafell Pike

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14th July 2012
ASCENT: 3,400 Feet, 1,035 Metres
MILES: 10
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Great End, Ill Crag, Broad Crag & Scafell Pike
ROUTE: Seathwaite – Stockley Bridge – Grains Gill – Ruddy Gill – Esk Hause – Calf Cove – Great End – Ill Crag – Broad Crag – Broad Crag Col – Scafell Pike – Lingmell Col – Corridor Route – Skew Gill – Styhead Tarn – Stockley Bridge – Seathwaite
 

Great End.. a slight return

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2nd January 2011
ASCENT: 3,280 Feet, 999,7 Mtrs
MILES: 7.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 4  Glaramara, Alan Crags, Great End & Seathwaite Fell
ROUTE:  
 

The Esk Hause Fells

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18th September 2010
ASCENT: 3,400 Ft 926 Mtrs (approx)
MILES: 9.7
WAINWRIGHTS: 5, Glaramara, Allen Crags, Esk Pike, Great End & Seathwaite Fell
ROUTE:  
 

Skiddaw, Little Man & Lonscale Fell

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21st March 2010
ASCENT: 931 Mtrs  3,053 Ft
MILES: 7.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 3,  Skiddaw Little Man, Skiddaw & Lonscale Fell
ROUTE:  
 

 

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