Opening times for 8 December 2023
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Parking at Stickle Ghyll (OS: NY294065) is pay & display (NT members free). Parking at Elterwater OS: NY328047 is pay & display (NT members free) Parking at Old Dungeon Ghyll OS: NY286061 is pay & display (NT members free)
There are toilets at Elterwater next to the car park, and at Stickle Ghyll in the car park.
Dogs are welcome, but due to livestock grazing please keep them on leads
Accessible parking at Stickle Ghyll, Elterwater and Old Dungeon Ghyll.
There is an accessible toilet at Sticklebarn, located on the ground floor next to the side door entrance. (Not NT)
There is a wide, level footpath between Elterwater and Skelwith Bridge
One accessible parking space on the tarmac approach road outside Elterwater car park Four accessible parking spaces at Stickle Ghyll car park Two accessible parking spaces at Old Dungeon Ghyll car park
There are a series of low-level paths that form a circular route, over rough terrain, from Elterwater to the head of the valley. Most footpaths in the area have rough surfaces and are uneven in places. High Close Estate: Sloping woodland paths and some steps. Level access to picnic areas.
Junction 36 M6, then A591 from Kendal to Ambleside, A593 from Ambleside to Skelwith Bridge, then take the B543 to Great Langdale.
Parking: Stickle Ghyll car park and toilets, and Elterwater car park are open. Old Dungeon Ghyll car park is open. Further information can be found at <a href="http://www.saferlakes.co.uk">saferlakes.co.uk</a>
Sat Nav: For High Close Estate: follow SAT NAV, LA22 9HJ.
The Cumbria Way runs from Ulverston to Carlisle and through the Great Langdale valley; there is also a network of footpaths that run through the valley
Windermere train station is 8 miles from Great Langdale. Catch 555 or 556 Keswick to Ambleside bus, then change to the 516.
Stagecoach 516 from Ambleside, alight at Langdale campsite.
National Cycle Network Regional Route 37, then links from Skelwith Bridge all the way to Sticklebarn. For more information go to the Sustrans website
Dramatic valley, forged by fire and ice. Home to the majestic Langdale Pikes and mountain tarns.
Eleven acres of tranquillity perched between Elterwater and Grasmere. Tree trail with exotic firs.
Stickle Ghyll Car Park
For Sticklebarn, steep footpaths to the Langdale Pikes, Stickle Ghyll or bike and walk routes on valley tracks.
A great parking spot for a riverside amble or bike ride to Skelwith Force with choice of moderate walks over Loughrigg to High Close and Grasmere.
Old Dungeon Ghyll
Ideal for accessing the high fells, Mickleden, the Pikes and long routes to Scafell Pike. This pay-and-display car park is located a further 400m along from Stickle Ghyll, just beyond the campsite
Bring your dog on a short easy walk or a fell-top expedition.
We have teamed up with Kendal Mountain Tour to deliver an exciting collection of films to inspire and excite young and old adventurers alike. Choose from a selection of family adventure film afternoons or dinner and film evenings from December - April at Lanty Slee's in Langdale.
Take a 11-mile cycle trail through Langdale Valley with views and opportunities to stop for refreshments along the way.
Take on a challenging but rewarding walk up Stickle Ghyll to the tarn above, surrounded by high fells, waterfalls and rockpools.
Explore an easy route along the valley floor of Mickleden in the Langdales, taking in Neolithic history, looming crags and spectacular views of the Langdale Pikes.
Surround yourself with views of the Langdale Pikes and other Lake District fells, without the tough climb, as you explore tranquil Blea Tarn on this easy, well-made trail.
A relaxed, natural site in the Langdales, a paradise for all kinds of adventures, from meandering trails to major peaks.
An inspiring spot looking out over Langdale Valley with Arts and Crafts influenced detail inside.
A peaceful campsite less than a mile from the shore of Wastwater, perfectly placed for challenging bike trails and Scafell Pike, England’s tallest mountain.
A two-bedroom cottage just above Tarn Hows with heaps of character in the heart of the Lakes.
Forged by fire and ice, the Langdales are dramatic to say the least. Home to the majestic Langdale Pikes and mountain tarns, this is a natural playground. The ambitious can tackle the major peaks, but it’s not all about high-level scrambling. The circular route around Blea Tarn is easily accessible, with views of Little and Great Langdale. High Close Estate and Arboretum, between Elterwater and Grasmere, offers 4.5 hectares (11 acres) of tranquillity, 1,000 years of fascinating history and rare trees from around the globe.
Sticklebarn barn has now reopened as Lanty Slee’s Langdale. We are delighted to wish the new leaseholders, Lanty Slee’s Liquor Company, the best of luck and success.