Starting from the popular village at Scorton the walk quickly reaches the quiet countryside to be found at the foot of the Bleasdale Fells. Passing dairy farms ....one with a herd of colourful frollicking goats, the paths are undulatiing ,not too steep with good views of the fells .
Soon after Fell End ....the farm named after Harrisend Fell, the walk starts the beautiful woodland path on boardwalks and footbridges through Holme Wood which follows Grizedale Brook on a permissive path.
Exceptionally good in spring with many wild flowers including bluebells.The sounds of birdsong and babbling water accompany you all the way to Grizedale Reservoir.
From the reservoir there is a short stiff climb to the trig point where the views over Morecambe Bay open up , a great place for a breather before the finale. The path slowly descends before a final steep stretch back onto the lane which returns you to Scorton and the well earned refreshments to be had at The Barn.
This is a great walk not too taxing with a variety of scenery,not far off the M6.
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