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Loughrigg Fell from Skelwith Bridge
Introduction to Walk 3697

Photo from the walk - Loughrigg Fell from Skelwith Bridge

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Central Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Charlotte Starkey

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 1070 feet / 324 metres

Time - 3 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

A short Lake District walk starting from Skelwith Bridge near Ambleside. The route follows an interesting route to the summit of Loughrigg Fell from where there many excellent views. The descent route uses a path past Loughrigg tarn and offers a different perspective on this "Wainwright". Wainwrights included in this walk are - Loughrigg Fell. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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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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