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Ghyll Head & Strawberry Bank Circular
Introduction to Walk 3452

Photo from the walk - Ghyll Head & Strawberry Bank Circular

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Lesser Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.6 miles / 12.4 km

Ascent - 1100 feet / 333 metres

Time - 4 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

A Lakeland walk southeast of Windermere which starts from Ghyll Head Reservoir. The route offers excellent scenery with viewws over Lake Windermere and the Lake District Fells. A convenient pub is passed during the walk at Strawberry Bank. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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