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Rydal Water & Grasmere from Grasmere village
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Photo from the walk - Rydal Water & Grasmere from Grasmere village

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Central Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Time - 4 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Lake District walk explores the beautiful countryside surrounding Rydal Water and Grasmere. The walk includes the opportunity to visit two of Wordsworth's homes. Choose a fine day to enjoy the views. 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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