GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Silurian Way

11 miles (17 km)

This waymarked circular walk explores Grizedale Forest in the Lake District.
The trail's name comes from a geological period (about a million years ago) when the forest's characteristic grey slate and shale rocks were formed.On the walk you will climb to a fine viewpoint at Carron Crag, the highest point in the forest. Also look out for a number of interesting sculptures and a variety of wildlife as you make your way along the trail.
The trail is also suitable for mountain bikers.


LA220QJ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Silurian Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Silurian Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


"Some Fern", Grizedale Forest sculpture - - 4793639

"Some Fern", Grizedale Forest sculpture

Wood sculpture in Grizedale Forest - - 453414

Wood sculpture in Grizedale Forest

'Silurian Cant', a Grizedale Forest sculpture - - 3055792

'Silurian Cant', a Grizedale Forest sculpture

Carron Panopticon

Carron Panopticon


GPS Files

GPX File

Silurian Way.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)