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Ashness Bridge

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Address  Keswick CA12 5UN, UK
Ashness Bridge
Similar  Derwentwater, Walla Crag, Skiddaw, Cat Bells, Castlerigg stone circle

Ashness bridge and surprise view


Ashness Bridge is a traditional stone-built bridge on the single-track road from the Borrowdale road (B5289) to Watendlath, in the English Lake District. It is at grid reference NY270196, and is famous for being a fine viewpoint across Borrowdale towards Skiddaw. It or its predecessor may have been a packhorse bridge conveying packhorse traffic from Watendlath to Keswick.

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Near the bridge is a small cairn to Bob Graham, who ran a round of 42 Lakeland peaks in 1932 (in under 24 hours), a record which was not equalled for 28 years.

Lake district country walk ashness bridge to high seat and bleaberry fell round


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Ashness Bridge Wikipedia


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