Nine easy to follow walk route maps from the small town of Coniston in the southern Lake District, Cumbria, England



Scroll down the list of walks below & click on each walk title (in blue) to locate it on the map above.


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Walk c149 The Yewdale Fells from Coniston

Fine views from clear paths

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75 miles (12.5 km)
Ascent:1,758 ft (536 m)
Time:4.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)
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Walk c182 Torver and Coniston Water from Coniston

Easy walking on clear paths

Vital Statistics:

Length:10 miles (16 km)
Ascent:1,364 ft (416 m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)
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Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston

The easiest big 'Lakeland Fell' to bag

Vital Statistics:

Length:5 miles (8 km)
Ascent:1,935 ft (590 m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)
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Walk c123 The Old Man of Coniston and Swirl How from Walna Scar Road, Coniston

Lakeland's easiest 'big' mountain

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.25 miles (13 km)
Ascent:2,778 ft (847 m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)
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Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston

A less crowded route up The Old Man

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5 miles (12 km)
Ascent:2,762 ft (842 m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)
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Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley

Quiet and lonely (except for the Old Man!)

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5 miles (15 km)
Ascent:3,523 ft (1,074 m)
Time:7 hrs
Grade:(Hard)
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Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston

The Consiton fells without the crowds

Vital Statistics:

Length:10 miles (16 km)
Ascent:3,584 ft (1,092 m)
Time:7 hrs
Grade:(Hard)
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Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston

Superb views of Coniston Water

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.75 miles (15.5 km)
Ascent:3,664 ft (1,117 m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)
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Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston

Superb high level route

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.75 miles (20.5 km)
Ascent:4,191 ft (1,277 m)
Time:8.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)



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