Walk 3034

Red Screes & Other Fells from Ambleside

Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 2700 feet / 818 metres

Grade - mod/hard

Red Screes, Middle Dodd, Little Hart Crag and Hartsop Dodd are all included in this Lake District walk from near Ambleside. This is an excellent day walk with other highlights that include High Sweden Bridge, excellent views of Brothers Water and Kirkstone Pass.

Walk Description

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Other walks nearby

Walk 1002
1.1 miles / 1.8 km away
The Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 1170
1.1 miles / 1.8 km away
A shortened version of the Fairfield Horseshoe
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 1023
1.1 miles / 1.8 km away
Wansfell Pike & Wansfell from Ambleside
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 3519
1.1 miles / 1.8 km away
High Sweden Bridge from Ambleside
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km
Walk 3075
1.1 miles / 1.8 km away
Ambleside and Rydal circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 2026
1.4 miles / 2.2 km away
Loughrigg, a circular walk from Pelter Bridge near Rydal
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3697
3.2 miles / 5.1 km away
Loughrigg Fell from Skelwith Bridge
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 1472
3.2 miles / 5.1 km away
Alcock Tarn, Rydal Water & Grasmere from Grasmere
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1565
3.2 miles / 5.1 km away
Rydal Water & Grasmere from Grasmere village
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1154
3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
Between Grasmere and Langdale
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

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

Area Information

Lake District NP

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Accommodation Nearby

Riverside Lodge
Ambleside
1.1 miles / 1.8 km away
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Lattendales Guest House
Ambleside
1.1 miles / 1.8 km away
Parkhouse Guesthouse
Ambleside
1.1 miles / 1.8 km away
Easedale Lodge
Ambleside
1.1 miles / 1.8 km away
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Rothay Manor Hotel & Restaurant
Ambleside
1.5 miles / 2.4 km away
Riverside Lodge
Ambleside
1.5 miles / 2.4 km away
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Meadow Bank
Elterwater
3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
Langdale Estate
Great Langdale
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
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Firgarth Guest House
Windermere
4.2 miles / 6.8 km away
All Seasons
Windermere
4.6 miles / 7.4 km away

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