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Red Screes & Other Fells from Ambleside
Introduction to Walk 3034

Photo from the walk - Red Screes & Other Fells from Ambleside

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Eastern Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 2700 feet / 818 metres

Time - 7 hours 40 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

Red Screes, Middle Dodd, Little Hart Crag and Hartsop Dodd are all included in this Lake District walk from near Ambleside. This is an excellent day walk with other highlights that include High Sweden Bridge, excellent views of Brothers Water and Kirkstone Pass. Wainwrights included in this walk are - High Hartsop Dodd, Little Hart Crag, Middle Dodd, Red Screes. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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The Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside
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Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km
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Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

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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