Esk (Lakes): Brotherikeld to Forge Bridge

Grade 2/3
Length 7.5 km
Current Level high @1.22 today at 18:30

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Fun classic section of the Esk: no nasties but watch out for trees.

Water Levels

Needs a decent downpour: to be running the water needs to be flowing over the shingle under Forge bridge (the takeout).

Getting There

Putin W3°12'56" N54°24'4"
Takeout W3°18'41" N54°23'2"

Park at the layby at the bottom of Hardknott Pass next to the track up to Brotherilkeld farm. Walk up the track towards the farm and take the footpath down to the river. Takeout at Forge Bridge, near Eskdale Green village.


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