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Grisedale Tarn from Mill Bridge, Grasmere
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Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Eastern Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 1980 feet / 600 metres

Time - 4 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Lake District circular walk visits Grisedale Tarn set amidst the high fells of the Eastern Lake District. The location of the tarn is superb and it provides the basis for an excellent half day walk into the Lakeland hills. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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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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