Parking Information for - Roadside Parking, The Struggle, (Kirkstone Pass), Ambleside

Parking Details and Map
Nearest Post Code: LA22 9LQ
Grid Reference: NY 389 105
Notes: Aptly named The Struggle found between Ambleside and the top of Kirkstone Pass parking here can be a struggle, sorry for the pun. Not many start a walk from here mainly because the road is steep and narrow and with few spaces to park most would opt to park in Ambleside or at the carpark opposite the Kirkstone Inn at the top of Kirkstone Pass but there a few spots you can start a walk from which is convenient for a walk over Snarker Pike and Red Screes. My advise would be to arrive early, the parking place featured here was the one I used on the walk below but after driving over The Struggle I have noticed more spaces with room for just the one car. Parking is free.


Map and Photos


Walks starting from this parking place

Five hours above Scandale

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21st September 2012
ASCENT: 2,191 Feet, 668 Metres
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Red Screes, Little Hart Crag, High Pike & Low Pike
ROUTE: Kirkstone Road – South Ridge – Snarker Pike – Raven Crag – Red Screes– Little Hart Crag – Scandale Tarn – High Bakestones – Scandale Head – Thack Bottom Edge – High Pike – Low Pike – High Sweden Bridge – Rough Sides – Kirkstone Road


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