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Shores of Derwentwater from Keswick
Introduction to Walk 2321

Photo from the walk - Shores of Derwentwater from Keswick

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Central Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Ascent - 150 feet / 45 metres

Time - 1 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy

A linear Lake District walk that follows the shore of Derwentwater south from Keswick to Lodore landing stage. The return to Keswick uses the seasonal launces on Derwentwater. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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