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High Birkhow & Low Wood from Wast Water
Introduction to Walk 3485

Photo from the walk - High Birkhow & Low Wood from Wast Water

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Western Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.2 miles / 6.8 km

Ascent - 300 feet / 91 metres

Time - 2 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy

An easy and rewarding Lake District walk from the shores of Wast Water. The route crosses low-level open fell, passes through a beautiful wood and offers a great view up the length of Wast Water to Wasdale Head and the high Lakeland fells. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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