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Silver How from Grasmere
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Photo from the walk - Silver How from Grasmere

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Central Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.2 miles / 5.2 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Time - 2 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy

Half day walk from Grasmere to the summit of Silver How. The route follows well-used paths and offers excellent views over the Lake District fells. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Silver How. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. This applies in England. Wales & Scotland have different and stricter rules which do not allow walking away from home.

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