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Trampers on Hampsfell Robin Zahler
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Grange-over-Sands Hampsfell all-ability route

The route up on to Hampsfell from Grange-over-Sands is a quality adventure for experienced Tramper users giving access to stunning high views that take in the whole Bay. With rough tracks and uneven ground, it's a great work out for a walking companion too but all your efforts will be rewarded with the most awe-inspiring views.

Grange-over-Sands Hampsfell all-ability route

5 km / 3.2 miles / 2.5 hours walk duration

Heading out from the Tramper hire shed at Grange Library, you will follow a quiet steeply climbing back road which leads on to a rough track.

You'll enjoy passing through woodland to the edge of the open fell wall. The route takes you up on to the path which leads to the Hospice (but you won't go quite as far as that). Once on the fell, the views open up around you giving a wonderful feeling of height and space.

Hire point

There are 2 Trampers available to hire from Grange Library. The service is delivered in partnership with The Community Hub at the Vic and is free of charge. Pre-booking, however, is essential by following this link.

Disabled parking

For Tramper hirers only, you can request parking at the Tramper hire point at the library when booking.

Berners Car Park, off Kents Bank Road, with disabled access to the prom via a ramped bridge.

Main Street Car park, Windermere Road Car Park

For rail users only, Railway Station Car Park

Accessible toilets

Pig Lane/Hampsfell Road near the library


There are lots of places to choose from in the town centre and on the promenade.

Getting here

By train - regular fast mainline connections from Manchester, London and Scotland to Lancaster Station, then pick up a scenic local train over Arnside Viaduct to Grange-over-Sands

By bus - From Kendal, Barrow, Ulverston and Cartmel on the 530, 532 and X6 services. Check the timetable at

By car - 20 minutes drive from Junction 36 on the M6.