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Walk 2609 - Crag Hill & Grasmoor from Buttermere

Nat Park   Lake District
County/Area   Cumbria
AuthorPeter Aris
Length8.0 miles / 13 km
Ascent3200 feet / 970 metres
Grademoderate/hard

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A great horseshoe walk in the north-western fells of Lakeland.


 

Suggested Maps

It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series.

OS ExplorerSheet OL5
OS LandrangerSheet 90

Note : If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

Walks from the same start

Walk 1142
A circuit of Buttermere from Buttermere village
Grade - easy
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 2642 - 0.3 miles / 0.5 km away
Buttermere Horseshoe
Grade - very hard
Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km

Walk 2539 - 1.1 miles / 1.7 km away
Rannerdale Knotts & Grasmoor
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Walk 1732 - 1.3 miles / 2.0 km away
Buttermere, Coledale and Newlands circuit
Grade - hard
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Walk 1011 - 1.3 miles / 2.0 km away
Knott Rigg and Ard Crags from Newlands Hause
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Walk 1231 - 1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Grasmoor & Whiteless Pike
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Walk 2020 - 1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
A circuit of Rannerdale Knotts, Crummock Water
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km

Walk 1153 - 1.8 miles / 2.9 km away
The High Stile Ridge from Gatescarth, Buttermere
Grade - hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Walk 1289 - 1.8 miles / 2.9 km away
Fleetwith Pike & Haystacks from Gatescarth
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Walk 2021 - 2.6 miles / 4.1 km away
A circuit of Whiteside, Hopegill Head & Grisedale Pike
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Walk 1290 - 3.2 miles / 5.1 km away
Mellbreak from Loweswater
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

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


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Lake District NP
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5.4 miles / 8.7 km away

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5.5 miles / 8.8 km away

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5.5 miles / 8.9 km away

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5.8 miles / 9.3 km away

Fountain Cottage
Keswick
7.0 miles / 11.3 km away

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Keswick
7.3 miles / 11.6 km away

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