We publish a range of guidebooks featuring the Countrystride mix of fabulous Lakeland walks alongside heritage, culture and landscape commentary. Our books are written by Mark (and occasionally other Countrystride contributors) and are edited and published by Dave on his publishing imprint Inspired by Lakeland

The Threlkeld Walking Companion


18 ambles, rambles and scrambles from the Lakeland gateway village of Threlkeld.

  • 18 fell, meadow, woodland and riverside walks of between 1.5 and 16 miles.

  • From short strolls for all abilities to full-day expeditions.

  • Ascents of Blencathra, Skiddaw, High Rigg, Latrigg, Clough Head and more.

  • Explore remote valleys, coffin routes, bronze age sites and Lakeland’s highest mountain pass with Fellranger author and Countrystride podcast presenter Mark Richards.

  • Heritage highlights, detailed mapping and downloadable GPX routes.

  • 50p from every copy sold is donated to the community-owned Threlkeld Village Hall.

Walks include:

  1. High Row Ramble - 1.5 miles

  2. Gategill Ramble - 1.5 miles 

  3. Setmabanning - 3 miles

  4. Glenderaterra - 3.5 miles

  5. Glenderamackin - 7 miles 

  6. Blencathra Skyline - 7.5 miles

  7. Hall’s Fell Ridge - 3.5 miles

  8. Sharp Edge - 7 miles 

  9. Lonscale Fell and Latrigg - 10 miles

  10. Skiddaw Skyline - 15 miles 

  11. Railway Ramble - 7.5 miles

  12. Castlerigg Circular - 8 miles

  13. Threlkeld Knotts - 5.5 miles

  14. Clough Head - 7 miles 

  15. Sticks Pass - 16 miles 

  16. High Rigg - 10 miles 

  17. Over the Dodds - 10 miles 

  18. The Old Coach Road - 8.5 miles

Product details:

  • PAGES: 64 pages

  • SIZE: 195mm x 135mm (A5)

  • FORMAT: Softback with laminated waterproof cover.

  • Printed in Penrith by H&H Reeds on woodland-friendly paper under the Woodland Carbon Code. For every copy of this book printed H&H Reeds work with the Woodland Trust to plant native woodland.


GPX files for all walks in the Threlkeld Walking Companion.

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