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An Elterwater circular
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Photo from the walk - 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

Time - 2 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

A Lake District walk starting from Elterwater that is ideal for the days when the weather is not at its best. There are some uphill stretches but nothing too taxing. The route includes pleasant scenery and passes Loughrigg Tarn. 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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Walk 1059
Colwith Force and Skelwith Force from Elterwater
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.8 miles / 7.8 km

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Skelwith Bridge & Loughrigg from Elterwater
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0.1 miles / 0.1 km away
Lingmoor Fell & Langdale from Elterwater
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Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1823
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Fairfield Horseshoe & Loughrigg from High Close
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km
Walk 1134
1.1 miles / 1.7 km away
Wetherlam and The Carrs from Little Langdale
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 10.8 miles / 17.5 km
Walk 2270
1.1 miles / 1.7 km away
Tilberthwaite and Holme Fell from Little Langdale
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 3697
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Loughrigg Fell from Skelwith Bridge
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 1154
1.6 miles / 2.6 km away
Between Grasmere and Langdale
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Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 1472
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Alcock Tarn, Rydal Water & Grasmere from Grasmere
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Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1565
1.7 miles / 2.8 km away
Rydal Water & Grasmere from Grasmere village
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
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1.7 miles / 2.8 km away
Rydal Water & Grasmere from Grasmere
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 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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Short Walks in Lakeland Book 2: North Lakeland

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