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Claife Heights from Near Sawrey
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Photo from the walk - Claife Heights from Near Sawrey

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Lesser Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km

Ascent - 300 feet / 91 metres

Time - 1 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy

A short Lake District walk that starts close to the former home of Beatrix Potter in the pretty village of Near Sawrey. The walk is an easy to follow using an out and back linear format to visit two tarns on the western flanks of Claife Heights. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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