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Grisedale Tarn from Mill Bridge, Grasmere
Introduction to Walk 2254

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Nat Park - Lake District - Eastern Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 1980 feet / 600 metres

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. 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 2841
Grisedale Tarn & Seat Sandal from Mill Bridge, Grasmere
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
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A Green Burn horseshoe from Mill Bridge, Grasmere
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

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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.

Recommended Reading

Lake District: High Level and Fell Walks

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