Walk 1073

Skiddaw & Glenderaterra Beck from Underscar

Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 2680 feet / 812 metres

Grade - moderate

Skiddaw is the Lake District's fourth highest peak and is a good choice for a day walk. Views over Derwentwater and Lakeland are superb and the walk is easier than might be expected.

Walk Description

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Walk 1244
Lonscale Fell & Latrigg from Underscar Lane
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Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Area Information

Lake District NP

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Accommodation Nearby

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Keswick
1.4 miles / 2.2 km away
Sally's Lake District Cottages
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1.5 miles / 2.4 km away
Stoneygill & Stoneyacre
Newlands, Keswick
3.9 miles / 6.3 km away
Bawd Hall
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4.6 miles / 7.3 km away
Lake District Cottages
Keswick
4.8 miles / 7.7 km away
Stay in the Lake District
Keswick
4.8 miles / 7.7 km away
Ouse Bridge Hotel
Bassenthwaite
6.4 miles / 10.2 km away
Riggs Cottage
Bassenthwaite
6.5 miles / 10.4 km away
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Peat Howe Barn
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Corner House High Lorton
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