764 Leck Fell

Snowdrops were in flower in Leck village while the summits were winter white, but Leck Fell glowed with orange bracken. A gradual climb on a quiet moorland road leads to the fell's numerous potholes then it's down to the hidden ravine of East Gill Kirk and a riverside return.

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LOCATION: South Yorkshire Dales
START: A65 Cowan Bridge, 2 miles south-east of Kirkby Lonsdale, follow signs to Leck & park by church
Grid ref: SD643767 Postcode: LA6 2JD
DISTANCE: 7.5 miles
GRADE: Moderate
TIME: 4.5 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - Yorkshire Dales South Landranger 97
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Lost John's Cave, Leck Beck

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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