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Beacon Fell & Beacon Tarn circular
Introduction to Walk 1058

Photo from the walk - Beacon Fell & Beacon Tarn circular

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Lesser Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 750 feet / 227 metres

Time - 2 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This is a wonderful short Lake District walk to a relatively minor summit overlooking the southwestern shores of Lake Coniston. A prefect walk for those days when there is a short break in the weather. 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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Other walks nearby

Walk 1124
0.1 miles / 0.1 km away
Beacon Tarn & The Beacon, near Torver
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3110
2.4 miles / 3.8 km away
The Old Man of Coniston & Dow Crag from Torver
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Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 3638
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Satterthwaite Bridge Circular
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Length - 3.2 miles / 5.2 km
Walk 3320
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A Grizedale Tarn circular
Grade - easy
Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km
Walk 1911
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Coniston's Magnificent Seven
Grade - hard
Length - 13.0 miles / 21.1 km
Walk 1217
4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Dow Crag & the Old Man of Coniston
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1761
4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Tom Heights and Tarn Hows from Coniston
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 3028
4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Tarn Hows & Tom Gill from Coniston
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 3220
4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Wetherlam from Coniston by Red Dell
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2053
5.7 miles / 9.2 km away
Claife Heights from Near Sawrey
Grade - easy
Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 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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