Wythop Valley


Sunday, June 3, 2018








CA13 9YR

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Runnable open fell terrain with patches of heather on Ling Fell, marsh and grassy bog on Wythop Moss. Yellow and orange courses use the fields close to the parking. All courses cross fences / gates. Be careful to avoid damage.


1:10,000. Yellow and orange courses 1:7500. You should USE MARKED CROSSING POINTS ONLY. The maps uses a three dot triangle for a small stony patch/ flattened cairn.


Registration and car parking will be on the parking field (NY195287).  The main access is from the A66 through Wythop Mill. The turning for Wythop Mill will be signed for both those travelling from and the east and west.
Arranging car sharing is encouraged. This event has parking on a field belonging to Wythop Hall and Old Scale farm. There will be a charge of £2 for the day. Parking for small minibuses will be either on the road side or on a hard stand area 50m walk from car parking field.

The walk to the start is ~800 m (100m climb). There are two finishes (F1 close to parking field and F2 ~600m from parking/registration/download).


First Aid will be available at registration/enquiries/download (all one place). Toilets will be available on the parking field.


Whistles are recommended. Suitable bad weather clothing may be compulsory, come prepared with a hooded waterproof. Full leg cover is required. The area is grazed by sheep, so check afterwards for ticks.


Lambs are in the fields in the valley. Please keep all dogs on a lead in the car parking field. No dogs on course.


Entry on Day Cost £8 (£6 for BO members) seniors and £3 juniors.


Courses are on Ling Fell and Wythop Moss area. Colour coded Yellow - Brown. Course information is on the details sheet.

Registration Times: 

10:00 to 12:00

Start Times: 

10.30 to 12:30

Courses Close: 

14:30. YOU MUST download, even if you retire. This is a safety requirement.


Scott Ashworth


John Taylor


Ange Jackson angejackson@hotmail.com, Tel :01900 821844/ 07717220828

Other Notes: 

Download Event details


Cumbrian Galoppen Series 2018 - Latest scores after 5 events now on Galoppen home page
The club competition for the Borrowdale Trophy is the highest total score for the best five competitors for each club on each of the seven colour coded courses. 
WCOC are the current holders of the Trophy – let’s keep it this year!

11 February            Black Beck (LOC)
04 March                Farleton Knott (SROC)

08 April                  Knipe Scar Common (BL)
29 April                  High Rigg (WCOC)
13 May                   Newton Fell (LOC)

03 June                  Wythop Valley (WCOC)
15 September         Swindale North (BL)
16 September         High Brow(WCOC) Change of venue
11 November          Holme Fell (LOC)
25 November          Leaps Beck (WCOC)