A 6 mile route which should take about 3.5 hours.

Statistics

2 - 3

hrs

521

m

521

m

15

max┬░

Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Moderate

Description

Rydal Cave is actually an old quarry called Loughrigg Quarry.

It was used to mine slate tiles for the local buildings around 200 years ago.

It now lies dormant and is partially flooded.