Longlands Lake nestles between Egremont and Cleator Moor on the West Coast of Cumbria and supports an abundance of wildlife within a variety of habitats, which include: broadleaf woodland, unimproved grassland and aquatic vegetation. The lake is important for its bird population and breeding species include mute swan, coot, moorhen, goosander, tufted duck and mallard.
The circular walk provides safe and enjoyable access all year round for walkers, wheelchair users and those with pushchairs and young children. The surface material is finely crushed local quarry stone
General information in relation to this route is outlined below and within the downloadable description. This will help users make an informed choice as to whether they feel it is within their physical capabilities (please click on the link below to view a download description and map of the route).
Distance: 1.2 km (0.75 miles) circular
Time to walk: 2 hours (approximate) including restpoints
Terrain: A mostly flat, crushed stone path that does have occasional uphill/downhill sections
Start Point: The car park is signposted from the A5086 between Cleator and Egremont (Grid Reference – NY 013130, Post Code – CA23 3DT)
Public Transport: Longlands Lake is served by the Stagecoach 22 bus service (not a low floor vehicle) check getting around section for further details
Ordnance Survey Map: 303
Refreshments: Available nearby in both Egremont and Cleator Moor
Public Conveniences: Public toilets (inc RADAR key) are located in Chapel Street car park in Egremont
Tourist Information: Egremont (01946 820693/820254)