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Gummers How via Chapel House Wood, South Lake District

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Lesser Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Andy Smith

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference SD389876
Lat 54.28037 // Long -2.939924
Postcode LA12 8NP (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

A Lake District walk with views of Lake Windermere & surrounding fells from summit of Gummers How.

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