855 High Sweden Bridge

Here's a delightful short outing from Ambleside with a gentle climb to High Sweden Bridge. This has everything a packhorse bridge should, spanning a tumbling beck amid rocky knolls and acres of orange bracken.

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LOCATION: South Lake District
START: Ambleside. Rydal Rd Pay & Display car park, toilets
Grid ref: NY375045 Postcode: LA229AG
DISTANCE: 3.5 miles
TIME: 2.5 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - English Lakes, South Eastern Landranger 90
REFRESHMENTS: Ambleside or pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Scandale, Charlotte Mason

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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