Accessibility at Geltsdale

Summary accessibility statement

Before you visit

Check accessibility for events and activities.

How to get here

By train

Brampton Junction on Carlisle to Newcastle line - around 2 miles (3.2 km) from reserve - follow directions for Hallbankgate as above.

Access to facilities

Visitor centre
  • Level throughout with no steps.
  • Uneven slate flagstones surface.
  • Movable chairs.
  • Good lighting.
Toilet and baby changing

One toilet, 99 feet (33 metres) down slope from the Blue Badge car park.

Nature trails access
  • Uneven tracks and grassy paths through farmland with some muddy patches, some trails steep in places.
  • Occasional obstacles and some seating.
  • Some of the trails pass through land grazed by cattle.
Viewing points

A screen at the tarn is accessed over pasture which is level but soft in wet weather with no ramp and no steps.


Dogs are welcome but we would request that they are kept on a lead, as the reserve is a working farm.


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Geltsdale access statement