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Alcock Tarn, Rydal Water & Grasmere from Grasmere
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Photo from the walk - Alcock Tarn, Rydal Water & Grasmere from Grasmere

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Central Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 1600 feet / 485 metres

Time - 5 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

An interesting Lake District walk from Grasmere. The route climbs to Alcock Tarn offering good panoramas of Lake Windermere. Continuing, the walk then visits Rydal Water and Grasmere with excellent views throughout combined with pleasant walking. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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