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Catstycam by Red Tarn

Walk up Mires Beck, see complete views of Ullswater and the drama of Red Tarn. Reach the Wainwright peak of Catstycam before descending back to Glenridding. 

Discover why this spectacular landscape deserves to become a World Heritage Site in 2017.

Location: Ullswater area
Start point: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding
Price: Adult £10, child free. Parking charges apply
Grade: Hard (see website listing for grade explanation)
Length:  12 km, 7.4 miles, 6.5 hrs
Total ascent:  2329ft, 710 metres
Highest point:  2919ft, 890 metres  

Know before you go

Our uplands are beautiful places but can be cold, even in summer. For your own safety and comfort you’ll need:

Walking boots with ankle support and a good tread, essential on all activities except walks on flat, level ground.
Waterproof trousers and a waterproof and windproof jacket 
A warm top such as a fleece or jumper
Hat and gloves 
Sun protection 
Enough food and drink for the type and duration of the activity.

Please come appropriately dressed and equipped or you may be turned away. 
Well behaved dogs and guide dogs are allowed on many of our walks. Please check the website listing.

There’s lots more information on our website to help you make the most of your time with us.

Thank you for choosing to walk with us. All income raised helps us look after this spectacular landscape.


Sunday 16 April 2017 10:00am
Sunday 14 May 2017 10:00am
Sunday 02 July 2017 10:00am
Sunday 17 September 2017 10:00am
Wednesday 27 September 2017 10:00am

Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding
Beckside Car Park, Penrith . Cumbria CA11 0PD United Kingdom