Gunnerside Gill to Surrender Bridge and back.
  A Walk with James, Geoff and Bob
From Gunnerside - Cross the bridge towards Reeth and turn immediately left onto the track opposite the King's Head Pub. SP Gunnerside Gill

Follow the beckside and woodland path up past the ruins of the old Crushing Mill towards Middle Bank.

  James takes a well earned rest at Middle Bank
Follow the path on up the gill until you reach the old mine workings at Bunton Hush
  James surveying the scenary from the old Bunton Mine workings through Geoff's binoculars.
Leave the ruins and follow the path for a further 200yds until the signpost is reached, turn right here SP Surrender Bridge and take the short but enjoyably refreshing scramble up onto Melbecks Moor.

Once at the top, head in an easterly direction to join the wide stone track.

Looking across to Gt Shunner Fell in the distance from Melbecks Moor.

Cracking views all round

Follow the track east across Melbecks Moor, passing the remains of an old stone crusher on the left hand side

Remains of the old stone crusher on Melbecks Moor.
Stay on the track heading east to Level house Bridge and join the old miners track which leads down alongside the beck to the remains of the Old Gang Smelt Mills.

Follow the track until the road is reached at Surrender Bridge, turn right and cross the bridge following the road up the steep hill to the top.

Leave the road at the footpath sign on the right and follow the track across Feetham Pasture until you reach the tiny hamlet of Blades.

Turn right and follow the road until it becomes a concrete track, a little further on the track turns sharp left, leave the track here and stay on a westerly heading across Low Row Pasture until you pass through a gate in a wall, turn immedialetly left following the grassy path down through Heights and back to Gunnerside

Our descent towards Gunnerside