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Ashness Bridge & Grange Fell from Borrowdale
Introduction to Walk 1108

Photo from the walk - Ashness Bridge & Grange Fell from Borrowdale

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Central Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 1370 feet / 415 metres

Time - 5 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

Ashness Bridge, Grange Fell and the shores of Derwentwater are combined in this Lake District walk from Borrowdale. A classic Lakeland walk concentrating on valleys and villages, the route visits Watendlath, a hamlet surrounded by fells and the last place to get electricity in the Lake District. The walk continues over King's How before passing through Grange to enjoy a view across Derwentwater. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Grange Fell. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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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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Short Walks in Lakeland Book 2: North Lakeland

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