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Standing Crag & Dock Tarn from Watendlath
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Photo from the walk - Standing Crag & Dock Tarn from Watendlath

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Central Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 1600 feet / 485 metres

Time - 5 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Lake District walk starts from Watendlath, the last hamlet to get electricity in Lakeland and takes in a number of tarns passing through typical lakeland scenery. The walk generally follows clear paths, provides excellent walking and is full of scenic interest. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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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

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 2: North Lakeland

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 2: North LakelandThis guidebook contains 57 short half to full-day walks in the northern Lake District. Walking areas include Borrowdale, Newlands, Bassenthwaite, Thirlmere, Ullswater, Haweswater and the area north of Keswick up to Caldbeck. Part of a three-volume series, and predominantly focusing on low-level walks between 2 to 9 miles, and graded for difficulty.
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