ONE Wainwright circular walk: High Rigg
Time: Half-an-hour (even less if you run !)
Parking: Free parking outside the Diocesan Youth Centre / St John's in the Vale Church (Grid Ref: NY307225). Note that a sign asks you not to park there on a Sunday, to leave room for churchgoers.
|High Rigg from Watson's Dodd|
|Strava estimates the total distance, there and back, is 1300m|
|The direction stone above the Youth Centre|
3. Head through the gate in the wall that runs underneath the fell, then up a sometimes slippery path in the turf that slants up the hillside to the left.
|Head up the hillside on the path through the bracken|
4. Take a breather at the top of the first climb and look out towards Blencathra. Then carry on upwards to the top of High Rigg.
|Looking towards Skiddaw|
|Towards Helvellyn and Thirlmere|
|Towards Bleaberry Fell and High Seat|
|The Church at St John's in the Vale|