GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Murton Pike

3 miles (5.4 km)

This walk climbs to Murton Pike from the village of Murton in in theEden DistrictofCumbria.
Start the walk in the little village of Murton at the Murton Fell car park at 1 Bank Barn. You can then follow country lanes and footpaths north east to Sweety Briggs. You continue east past Cringley Hole and Moley Hill before bending round to the west to climb to the summit of Murton Pike. The hill stands at a height of 594 metres (1,949ft)commanding fine views over the North Pennines and the Eden Valley below.

Postcode

CA16 6ND - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Murton Pike OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Murton Pike Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head north and you could pick up the circular High Cup Nick Walk and visit a spectacular glacial valley. The popular climb to Dufton Pike can also be picked up to the north.
Just to the east you can try the climb to Mickle Fell. The fell is significant as being the highest point within thehistoric countyofYorkshire and the highest point within County Durham.
For more walking ideas in the area see the County Durham Walks and North Pennines Walks pages.

Photos

Murton Pike - geograph.org.uk - 303846

Trig Pillar at the summit

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Murton Pike and the North Pennines

Pool near Murton Pike - geograph.org.uk - 1804109

Pool near Murton Pike

Crags on Murton Pike - geograph.org.uk - 633526

Crags on Murton Pike

Crags on Murton Pike - geograph.org.uk - 633526

Crags on Murton Pike

Murton village street - geograph.org.uk - 303782

Murton village street

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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