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An Elterwater circular

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Central Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 500 feet / 152 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference NY327047
Lat 54.433257 // Long -3.037461
Postcode LA22 9HU (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This Lake District walk has been named an 'Elterwater circular' in the sense of a walk that starts and finishes at Elterwater village, rather than a circuit of the lake of the same name which would be logistically challenging, given its indented, tree-clad shorelines although public footpaths do offer a possible circular route which goes around the lake without following its shoreline.

GPS Files - Notes

This GPS file is for private use only and is subject to copyright. It should not be used on other websites

GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

GPS files - right click or option-click the button and choose "Save As..." to download this file.

Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer OL7Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer OL7Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 90Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 90Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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Walk 2715 Skelwith Bridge & Loughrigg from Elterwater - easy/mod - 5.5 miles/8.9 km

Walk 1684 Lingmoor Fell & Langdale from Elterwater - easy/mod - 7.0 miles/11.4 km

Walk 1823 Fairfield Horseshoe & Loughrigg from High Close - mod/hard - 14.0 miles/22.8 km

Walk 1134 Wetherlam and The Carrs from Little Langdale - mod/hard - 10.8 miles/17.5 km

Walk 2270 Tilberthwaite and Holme Fell from Little Langdale - easy/mod - 5.5 miles/8.9 km

Walk 3697 Loughrigg Fell from Skelwith Bridge - easy/mod - 4.5 miles/7.3 km

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Walk 1472 Alcock Tarn, Rydal Water & Grasmere from Grasmere - easy/mod - 7.0 miles/11.4 km

Walk 1565 Rydal Water & Grasmere from Grasmere village - easy/mod - 6.0 miles/9.8 km

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