Greenwood Trail 8: Satterthwaite and Rusland
This walk goes through forest and ancient woodland following forest tracks, footpaths and bridleways north to the village of Satterthwaite, and south to the beautiful Rusland church, via the hamlets of Force Mills and Force Forge. There are two routes indicated. Refreshments and toilets are available at the Eagle's Head in Satterthwaite (open between 12pm and 11pm; closed on Wednesdays in winter). The Rusland Reading Room, opposite the church, can be hired by walking parties for access to kitchen and toilets.
Start: Blind Lane car-park - Postcode area (nearest property) LA12 8LQ. Grid reference: SD 34327 91249
Length and duration:
- Short route: 7.5km 4.7miles 2-3hours
- Longer route: 9.5km 6miles 3-4hours