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Bridge over Heltondale Beck, Helton

Bridge over Heltondale Beck, Helton, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 2QB View on map

17th century packhorse bridge with 5m limestone arch designed to carry pedestrians, riders and livestock over Heltondale Beck. Designed wide enough for just one horse with a low parapet in order not to interfere with the panniers.


Opening Arrangements

At all reasonable times. Advisable to call first at Widewath Farm, Helton, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 2QB


From Penrith: Kemplay roundabout, A6 Shap, mini roundabout, right to Tirril (B5320). Turn left (Haweswater). Continue through Askham, past Helton - 200 yards right, signed Widewath Farm. Rail: Penrith (7 miles).

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: No
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: No