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The little village of Grange offers a great pit stop for refreshments and lunch.

Grange in Borrowdale
Grange in Borrowdale

The village of Grange is situated at the entrance to the ‘Jaws of Borrowdale‘, where the valley squeezes between Grange Fell and Castle Crag. The impressive double-arched bridge over the River Derwent was built in 1675, but the hamlet’s origins are much earlier; in medieval times the monks of Furness Abbey, owner of this part of the valley, built an outlying farm, or grange, here.

Get here by Launch:
Stop at Lodore. 30 mins walk from jetty.
Stop at High Brandelhow. 35 mins walk from jetty.