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Beacon Tarn & The Beacon, near Torver
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Photo from the walk - Beacon Tarn & The Beacon, near Torver

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Lesser Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Time - 2 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Lake District walk to the summit of a relatively lowly fell offers some wonderful views. The Beacon is so called because you can see from the Cumbrian Coast in the south and to the Coniston Fells in the north. As a bonus the walk includes a circuit of Beacon Tarn which nestles in the typically rugged Lakeland landscape. 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 1058
0.1 miles / 0.1 km away
Beacon Fell & Beacon Tarn circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3110
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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
Grade - easy
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
4.2 miles / 6.6 km away
Dow Crag & the Old Man of Coniston
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1761
4.2 miles / 6.6 km away
Tom Heights and Tarn Hows from Coniston
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 3028
4.2 miles / 6.6 km away
Tarn Hows & Tom Gill from Coniston
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 3220
4.2 miles / 6.6 km away
Wetherlam from Coniston by Red Dell
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1301
5.7 miles / 9.2 km away
Great Stickle & Stickle Pike
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 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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