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Staveley Tarns circular
Introduction to Walk 1049

Photo from the walk - Staveley Tarns circular

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Lesser Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 950 feet / 288 metres

Time - 4 hours 0 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Lake District walk explores part of a lesser known area away from the tourist traps of nearby Windermere, Bowness and Ambleside. The walk includes three tarns but no tops and the whole walk can be completed in around three to four hours. The route follows public footpaths with the occasional country road together with a short section of the Dales Way. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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