Buttermere, Coledale and Newlands circuit

Introduction to Walk 1732

Photo from the walk - Buttermere, Coledale and Newlands circuit

Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Stephen Starkey

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 4160 feet / 1261 metres

Grade - hard

A tough Lake District walk that explores the ridges north of Newlands Hause. The route involves some sections without clear paths and visits the summits of Rannerdale Knotts, Whiteless Pike, Wandhope, Crag Hill, Ard Crags and Knott Rigg. 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1011
Knott Rigg and Ard Crags from Newlands Hause
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 2642
1.0 miles / 1.6 km away
Buttermere Horseshoe
Grade - very hard
Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km
Walk 1142
1.3 miles / 2.0 km away
A circuit of Buttermere from Buttermere village
Grade - easy
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 2609
1.3 miles / 2.0 km away
Crag Hill & Grasmoor from Buttermere
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1153
1.7 miles / 2.7 km away
The High Stile Ridge from Gatescarth, Buttermere
Grade - hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1289
1.7 miles / 2.7 km away
Fleetwith Pike & Haystacks from Gatescarth
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 2539
1.9 miles / 3.0 km away
Rannerdale Knotts & Grasmoor
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1231
2.1 miles / 3.4 km away
Grasmoor & Whiteless Pike
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2020
2.1 miles / 3.4 km away
A circuit of Rannerdale Knotts, Crummock Water
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km
Walk 1187
2.7 miles / 4.4 km away
Robinson & Hindscarth from Newlands
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 2021
2.9 miles / 4.6 km away
A circuit of Whiteside, Hopegill Head & Grisedale Pike
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

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

Bawd Hall
Newlands, Keswick
2.8 miles / 4.5 km away
Stoneygill & Stoneyacre
Newlands, Keswick
3.4 miles / 5.5 km away
Peat Howe Barn
Keswick
4.5 miles / 7.2 km away
Corner House High Lorton
High Lorton
5.4 miles / 8.6 km away
Midtown Cottages
High Lorton
5.4 miles / 8.7 km away
Sally's Lake District Cottages
Lake District
5.9 miles / 9.5 km away
Hedgehog Hill
Keswick
6.0 miles / 9.7 km away
Ghyll Farm B & B
Ennerdale
7.0 miles / 11.2 km away
Riggs Cottage
Bassenthwaite
8.0 miles / 12.8 km away
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Ouse Bridge Hotel
Bassenthwaite
8.6 miles / 13.7 km away

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