GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Greenodd Walks

3 miles (5 km)

This Cumbrian village is located near Ulverston and the south western boundary of the Lake District National Park. It lies on the Cumbria Coastal Way at the point where the River Crakeflows into the estuary of theRiver Leven.
This easy walk from the village takes you along the River Leven before heading north along the Rusland Pool. This picturesque stream runs through the Rusland Valley with some lovely views towards the Lake District mountains to enjoy on the way.
Start the walk in the village where you can pick up the Cumbria Coastal Way and follow the waymarked trail east to the footbridge over the river. There's some fine views over the scenic Greenodd Sands as you make your way over the bridge.
After about a mile to north to Lady Syke and Pool Foot where you pick up the footpath along the Rusland Pool. This will take you north past Bouth village towards Yew Barrow Fell and the Furness Fells.

Greenodd OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Greenodd Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Greenodd

  • Haverthwaite - This walk climbs to Haverthwaite Heights near the Cumbrian village of Haverthwaite
  • Ulverston Canal - This short canal runs from the centre of the Cumbrian town of Ulverston to the coast at Morcambe Bay
  • Cumbria Coastal Way - Explore the wonderful coastline of Cumbria on this splendid long distance path
  • Newby Bridge Circular Walk - This circular walk from the hamlet of Newby Bridge, climbs through woodland to FinsthwaiteHeights and High Dam tarn
  • Gummers How - Enjoy wonderful views over Lake Windermere on this short climb to Gummers How in the Lake District National Park
  • Fell Foot Country Park - This beautiful lakeside country park is situated in the Lake District National Park at the southern tip of Lake Windermere
  • Bowness - With its lakeside location the village of Bowness-on-Windermere is a lovely place to visit
  • Cartmel Fell - This walk visits the village of Cartmel Fell from Bowland Bridge in the Lake District
  • High Dam - This is a popular walk visiting the lovely tarns on Finsthwaite Heights, near Newby Bridge on the south western edge of the Lake District
  • Latterbarrow - This is a fairly easy climb to Latterbarrow Hill in the Lake District
  • Claife Heights - Claife Heights lies between Lake Windermere and Esthwaite Water in the Lake District
  • Esthwaite Water - Enjoy a short stroll down to Esthwaite Water from the village of Hawkshead on this easy walk in the Lake District
  • Backbarrow - This riverside village is located just south of Lake Windermere in the Lake District National Park.

Pubs/Cafes

On the walk you could stop off for a meal at the 17th century White Hart in Bouth. They have a car park and garden area as well as being dog friendly. You can find them at postcode LA12 8JB.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

In neighbouring Haverthwaite you could enjoy a climb to Haverthwaite Heights and pick up the popular Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway. The heritage railway will take you to Lake Windermere where you can enjoy a lovely boat ride across the water. Right next to Haverthwaite is neighbouring Backbarrow, where you can explore the the 18th century Ironworks and the popular Lakeland Motor Museum.

Photos

The Ship Inn, Greenodd - geograph.org.uk - 1818657

The Ship Inn, Greenodd

River Leven channel - geograph.org.uk - 1405228

River Leven channel near Greenodd sands.

Footbridge over Leven estuary - geograph.org.uk - 2080030

Footbridge over Leven estuary

Rusland Pool looking towards Black Beck caravan park - geograph.org.uk - 1098710

Rusland Pool looking towards Black Beck caravan park

Rusland Pool near Bouth - geograph.org.uk - 1098706

Rusland Pool near Bouth. Delightful easy walking alongside the gently winding stream.

Rusland Pool - geograph.org.uk - 2921592

Rusland Pool

Rusland Pool - geograph.org.uk - 2148996

A clear crisp day along the Rusland Pool

Dried grassland on the banks of the river Leven - geograph.org.uk - 612862

Dried grassland on the banks of the river Leven. Looking north north west from the Cumbrian Coastal Path towards Coniston Old Man, the grassland on the river bank glow gold in the November sun.

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