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Rydal Water & Grasmere from Grasmere
Introduction to Walk 1682

Photo from the walk - Rydal Water & Grasmere from Grasmere

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Central Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 700 feet / 212 metres

Time - 3 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

Starting from Grasmere this Lake District walk includes a circuit of Rydal water and Grasmere. The route includes some wonderful views especially from Loughrigg Terrace. 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 1472
Alcock Tarn, Rydal Water & Grasmere from Grasmere
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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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