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Scale Bridge & Low Wood from Greendale
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Photo from the walk - Scale Bridge & Low Wood from Greendale

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Western Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.2 miles / 8.5 km

Ascent - 370 feet / 112 metres

Time - 3 hours 0 minutes

Grade - easy

Easy Lake District walk exploring the southwestern end of Wast Water and Nether Wasdale. Route offers some wonderful scenery including the high Lakeland Fells above Wasdale Head and the Wastwater Screes. The walk crosses variety of terrain and includes a pleasant woodland walk by the shores of Wast Water. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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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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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