346 easy-to-follow circular walks in Cumbria

Three hundred forty-six easy-to-follow hand-crafted circular walks, routes & maps in Cumbria of all grades in Walk Grade Order


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Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End

Popular Horseshoe route with fine views1

Vital Statistics:

Length:10ml (16km)
Ascent:3,585ft (1,093m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

One of Lakeland's finest walks - unmissable

Vital Statistics:

Length:11ml (17.5km)
Ascent:4,782ft (1,457m)
Time:8.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c102 Red Screes from Ambleside

Quieter alternative to the popular routes from Ambleside

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:2,519ft (768m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c103 St Bees Head from St Bees

The start of Wainwright's Coast to Coast path

Vital Statistics:

Length:8ml (13km)
Ascent:1,549ft (472m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c104 Orrest Head and Troutbeck from Windermere

A gentle stroll to fine views

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:1,247ft (380m)
Time:3.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c105 Lang How and Silver How from Grasmere

Fine Views of Grasmere

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.5ml (7.5km)
Ascent:1,296ft (395m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c106 Carrock Fell and High Pike (Caldbeck) from Mosedale

Superb views away from the crowds

Vital Statistics:

Length:8ml (13km)
Ascent:1,984ft (605m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c107 Lord's Seat (Whitbarrow Scar) from Witherslack Hall School

Superb walking with fine, fine views

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75ml (7.5km)
Ascent:945ft (288m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c108 Crinkle Crags from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Superb fell walking on a superb ridge

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:2,770ft (844m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c109 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale

England's 2nd highest mountain

Vital Statistics:

Length:10ml (16km)
Ascent:3,428ft (1,045m)
Time:7 hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c110 The Eskdale Skyline from Wha House Farm, Eskdale

Stenuous high level route across England's highest mountains

Vital Statistics:

Length:14ml (22.5km)
Ascent:6,009ft (1,832m)
Time:9 hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)


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Walk c112 Bonscale Pike and Wether Hill from Howtown

A big 'bag' full of Wainwrights

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.25ml (18km)
Ascent:2,736ft (834m)
Time:6.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c113 Helvellyn from Thirlmere

Lakeland's most popular mountain

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:3,296ft (1,005m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head

Superb high level route with great views

Vital Statistics:

Length:14.5ml (23km)
Ascent:3,364ft (1,025m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c115 Langstrath Beck from Rosthwaite

An easy valley walk through wild country

Vital Statistics:

Length:8ml (13km)
Ascent:1,031ft (314m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c116 Illgill Head and Whin Rigg from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

Superb ridge walk above Lakeland's deepest lake

Vital Statistics:

Length:9ml (14.5km)
Ascent:2,402ft (732m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c117 Blencathra and Knowe Crags (Blease Fell) via Sharp Edge from Scales

Lakeland's finest 'edge' walk - not for the faint hearted

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25ml (10km)
Ascent:2,565ft (782m)
Time:4.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c118 Great Gable from Seathwaite

Clear paths & superb views on glorious gable

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:2,845ft (867m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c119 Canal Foot, Morecambe Bay and Birkrigg Common from Ulverston

Easy coastal walking with one small ascent

Vital Statistics:

Length:11ml (17.5km)
Ascent:804ft (245m)
Time:4.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c120 The Ennerdale Horseshoe

Strenuous, high level route worth every step - if you have the energy!

Vital Statistics:

Length:18.75ml (30km)
Ascent:7,309ft (2,408m)
Time:14.75hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)


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Walk c121 Tarn Hows and Yew Tree Tarn from Tom Gill

Two of lakeland's prettiest lakes

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:853ft (260m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale

Quieter alternative to crowded Blencathra

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:2,453ft (748m)
Time:5.25hrs
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:8ml (13km)
Ascent:2,778ft (847m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c124 Helvellyn Ridge from Thirlmere

Lakeland's most popular mountain with a fine ridge walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:10.5ml (17km)
Ascent:3,575ft (1,090m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c125 Hallin Fell from Howtown

Superb views of Ullswater

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75ml (7.5km)
Ascent:1,292ft (394m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c126 Castlerigg and Threlkeld from Keswick

Fine valley walk to an ancient Stone Circle

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5ml (15km)
Ascent:1,250ft (381m)
Time:4.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c127 Great Sca Fell and Knott from Over Water

High Fell views with little company

Vital Statistics:

Length:10.5ml (17km)
Ascent:2,903ft (885m)
Time:6.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c128 The Hayswater Round from Hartsop

Popular mountain walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.25ml (18km)
Ascent:3,843ft (1,171m)
Time:8 hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Superb fell walking on a superb ridge

Vital Statistics:

Length:10.25ml (16.5km)
Ascent:3,604ft (1,098m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c130 Haycock and Steeple from Ennerdale Water

High fell walk on less popular paths

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.25ml (18km)
Ascent:3,275ft (998m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c131 Latterbarrow and Claife Heights (High Blind How) from Far Sawrey

Lake shore and former forest paths with one steep ascent

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:1,644ft (501m)
Time:4.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c132 Low Fell and Fellbarrow from Lanthwaite Wood

Fabulous lake views

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.75ml (14km)
Ascent:1,884ft (574m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale

Superb mountain walk on less crowded fells

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.25ml (18km)
Ascent:5,100ft (1,554m)
Time:9.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c134 Wether Hill and Loadpot Hill from Howtown

Fine views from less visited fells

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:2,283ft (696m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c135 Castle Crag and Rosthwaite from Seatoller (Borrowdale)

Wainwright Number 214 (of 214)

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.5ml (9km)
Ascent:1,384ft (422m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c136 Mabbin Crag from Huck's Bridge

Lakeland views far from the crowds

Vital Statistics:

Length:8ml (13km)
Ascent:1,572ft (479m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite

Superb high level route with great views

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:3,840ft (1,170m)
Time:7 hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c138 Brothers Water from Patterdale

Lovely valley stroll

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.5ml (10.5km)
Ascent:643ft (196m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c139 Allen Crags, Glaramara and Seathwaite Fell from Seatoller (Borrowdale)

Peak bagging heaven

Vital Statistics:

Length:10.5ml (17km)
Ascent:3,407ft (1,038m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c140 Beacon (Blawith Fells) from Brown Howe

Short but challenging with superb views

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75ml (7.5km)
Ascent:945ft (288m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c141 Great Gable and Pillar from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

Superb high level route from remote Wasdale

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.25ml (18km)
Ascent:5,819ft (1,773m)
Time:10 hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)


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Walk c142 Robinson and Dale Head from Little Town

Classic Lakeland

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.75ml (14km)
Ascent:3,073ft (937m)
Time:6.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c143 Brund Fell and King's How from Rosthwaite

Good views of Borrowdale away from the crowds

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:1,861ft (567m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c144 Sergeant Man from Grasmere

Good ridge walk above Grasmere

Vital Statistics:

Length:10ml (16km)
Ascent:2,936ft (895m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c145 Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Birks Bridge

Rugged fell walking, often pathless

Vital Statistics:

Length:4ml (6.5km)
Ascent:1,651ft (503m)
Time:3.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c146 The Dodds from Dockray

Superb views of Ullswater and Thirlmere

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.75ml (14km)
Ascent:2,129ft (649m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c147 Little Langdale and Great Langdale from Elterwater

Superb valley walk through two famous dales

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:1,447ft (441m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c148 The Silurian Way in the Grizedale Forest

Forest walking on a waymarked path

Vital Statistics:

Length:11ml (17.5km)
Ascent:2,310ft (704m)
Time:6.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c149 The Yewdale Fells from Coniston

Fine views from clear paths

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:1,758ft (536m)
Time:4.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c150 Black Combe from Whicham Church, Silecroft

Fantastic views - on a clear day!

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.75ml (14km)
Ascent:2,307ft (703m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c151 Great Gable, Kirk Fell and Hay Stacks from Honister Hause

Good paths on rough ground

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:4,260ft (1,298m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c152 Calf Crag and Helm Crag from Grasmere

One steep ascent to fine views of Grasmere

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.75ml (14km)
Ascent:2,212ft (674m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck

Superb ridge walk - unmissable

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.25ml (19.5km)
Ascent:4,194ft (1,278m)
Time:8.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c154 Lake Windermere from Far Sawrey

In the footsteps of Beatrix Potter

Vital Statistics:

Length:7ml (11km)
Ascent:945ft (288m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c155 The Knott and Place Fell from Patterdale

Long high level route with fine views of Ullswater

Vital Statistics:

Length:15.5ml (25km)
Ascent:4,293ft (1,308m)
Time:10 hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)


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Walk c156 Carlingill Spout, Black Force, Fell Head (Howgills) and Lingshaw from Carlingill Bridge

Great ravine walking - great views of the Howgills

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75ml (7.5km)
Ascent:1,890ft (576m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c157 Great Knoutberry Hill (Widdale Fell) from Crosshills Wold

Terrific panoramic views

Vital Statistics:

Length:4ml (6.5km)
Ascent:797ft (243m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c158 High Tove, Thirlmere and Blea Tarn from Watendlath

Fine views of one of Lakeland's prettiest villages

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:2,181ft (665m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c159 The Nab and Rest Dodd from Christy Bridge

Long mountain walk over multiple tops

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.5ml (20km)
Ascent:3,769ft (1,149m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c160 Pillar from Gatesgarth, Buttermere

Simply awesome

Vital Statistics:

Length:10.25ml (16.5km)
Ascent:4,611ft (1,405m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c161 Winster Valley from Winster Church, nr Windermere

Easy walking in a lovely valley

Vital Statistics:

Length:7ml (11km)
Ascent:1,218ft (371m)
Time:3.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c162 Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Red Screes and Hart Crag from Brothers Water

Long high level route with one very steep climb

Vital Statistics:

Length:13.75ml (22km)
Ascent:5,501ft (1,676m)
Time:10½ hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)


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Walk c163 Great Sca Fell from Over Water

Quiet lonely fells with good views

Vital Statistics:

Length:9ml (14.5km)
Ascent:2,624ft (800m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c164 Caw (Dunnerdale Fells), Pikes (Caw) and Green Pikes (Caw) from Seathwaite (Duddon Valley)

Steep and rugged - but gloriously quiet

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.5ml (9km)
Ascent:1,706ft (520m)
Time:3.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c165 Little Langdale from Elterwater

Riverside walk with spectaular waterfalls

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.5ml (9km)
Ascent:893ft (272m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c166 The Scafell Masiff from Wha House Farm, Eskdale

England's highest mountains

Vital Statistics:

Length:13.75ml (22km)
Ascent:4,982ft (1,519m)
Time:10 hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)


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Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite

A quiet alternative to the usual honey pots

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.75ml (14km)
Ascent:3,584ft (1,092m)
Time:6.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c168 Great Mell Fell from Brownrigg Farm

Quiet and lonely with surprisingly good views

Vital Statistics:

Length:3ml (5km)
Ascent:1,145ft (349m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c169 Grisedale Pike and Hopegill Head from Whinlatter Forest

Alternative route to Grisedale Pike

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.5ml (10.5km)
Ascent:2,573ft (784m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c170 Blencathra from Threlkeld

Blencathra's 'other' ridge

Vital Statistics:

Length:3.75ml (6km)
Ascent:2,398ft (731m)
Time:3.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c171 Scout Scar from UnderBarrow

Fantastic views of the Lake District

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.75ml (9km)
Ascent:932ft (284m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c172 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

England's Highest Mountain

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:3,218ft (981m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c173 Easedale Tarn from Grasmere

An easy ascent to Tarn and Waterfall

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25ml (10km)
Ascent:1,172ft (357m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller (Borrowdale)

Rough paths but generally easy to follow

Vital Statistics:

Length:10.5ml (17km)
Ascent:4,693ft (1,430m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale

England's 2nd highest mountain

Vital Statistics:

Length:10ml (16km)
Ascent:3,401ft (1,037m)
Time:7 hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c176 Clough Head and Great Dodd from Dockray

Superb views

Vital Statistics:

Length:8ml (13km)
Ascent:2,011ft (613m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c177 Baystones and Wansfell Pike from Ambleside

Popular Ambleside 'quickie'

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:2,192ft (668m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c178 Sheffield Pike from Glenridding

Glenridding's much ignored fell

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:1,814ft (553m)
Time:4 hrs
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:9.5ml (15km)
Ascent:3,523ft (1,074m)
Time:7 hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge

Cumbria's finest waterfall - though few paths and the ascent up Carlingill Spout can be a little daunting

Vital Statistics:

Length:11ml (17.5km)
Ascent:4,430ft (1,350m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c181 Dollywaggon Pike and Seat Sandal from Patterdale

Great high level route with an easy scramble

Vital Statistics:

Length:10ml (16km)
Ascent:3,979ft (1,213m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c182 Torver and Coniston Water from Coniston

Easy walking on clear paths

Vital Statistics:

Length:10ml (16km)
Ascent:1,364ft (416m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c183 Lord's Seat and Graystones from Whinlatter Forest Park

Lovely walk on some of the quieter fells

Vital Statistics:

Length:10ml (16km)
Ascent:3,039ft (926m)
Time:6.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside

Quieter alternative to the popular routes from Ambleside

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:3,551ft (1,082m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c185 School Knott and The Dales Way from Ings

Easy walking on clear paths

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:531ft (246m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c186 Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick

The highest point in the Northern Fells

Vital Statistics:

Length:10.25ml (16.5km)
Ascent:2,850ft (869m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c187 Eskdale Valley from Boot, Eskdale

Pleasant valley stroll

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25ml (10km)
Ascent:601ft (183m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c188 Knott and Great Calva from Grainsgill Bridge, Swineside

Superb views away from the crowds

Vital Statistics:

Length:7ml (11km)
Ascent:1,860ft (567m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c189 High Raise from Rosthwaite

Superb view of Borrowdale

Vital Statistics:

Length:9ml (14.5km)
Ascent:2,780ft (847m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c190 Scout Scar from Kendal

Wainwright’s original route

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:1,053ft (321m)
Time:3.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale

Popular round - pick a weekday

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5ml (15km)
Ascent:3,070ft (936m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)


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Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding

An exhilarating high ridge walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:13ml (21km)
Ascent:4,359ft (1,329m)
Time:9.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force

An impressive waterfall and a taste of the fells

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:1,752ft (534m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c194 Scafell Pike from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

England's Highest Mountain

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.5ml (20km)
Ascent:4,684ft (1,428m)
Time:9.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c195 Castle How and Blea Rigg from Grasmere

Good views into Easedale and Langdale

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:2,402ft (732m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c198 The Southern Shore of Ullswater from Glenridding

Popular lakeside walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:7ml (11km)
Ascent:1,299ft (396m)
Time:3.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c200 Carrock Fell, High Pike (Caldbeck) and Great Calva from Mosedale

Superb views away from the crowds

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.5ml (20km)
Ascent:2,978ft (908m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c201 Ashness Bridge and Walla Crag from Keswick

Great views of Keswick and Derwent Water

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25ml (10km)
Ascent:1,230ft (375m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c202 Low Fell from Loweswater

Fabulous lake views

Vital Statistics:

Length:7ml (11km)
Ascent:1,726ft (526m)
Time:4.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c203 Ashness Bridge, Surprise View, Watendlath, Rosthwaite and The River Derwent from Barrow Bay

A gentle walk in Borrowdale

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:886ft (270m)
Time:4.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c204 The Longsleddale Horizon from Stockdale

Superb mountain walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:10.5ml (17km)
Ascent:3,417ft (1,041m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c205 Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) and Great Worm Crag from Stanley Force NT Car Park, Eskdale

Difficult route finding on the tops

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:1,953ft (595m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c206 Lingmoor Fell and Little Langdale from Blea Tarn (Langdale) nr Elterwater

Superb, little visited ridge walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:7ml (11km)
Ascent:1,920ft (585m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere

Unsurpassed views of Buttermere

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:3,338ft (1,017m)
Time:6.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c208 Harrison Stickle and High Raise from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Steep scramble - strictly for the adventurous

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:3,046ft (928m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck

Easy scramble up an exposed ridge

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:3,180ft (969m)
Time:5.75hrs
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:5ml (8km)
Ascent:1,935ft (590m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c211 Arnison Crag and Birks from Patterdale

Best in May when the Bluebells are in bloom

Vital Statistics:

Length:3.75ml (6km)
Ascent:1,571ft (479m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c212 Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak from Loweswater

High level walk away from the crowds

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5ml (15km)
Ascent:3,666ft (1,117m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c213 Helvellyn from Glenridding

Lakeland's 3rd highest via the infamous Striding & Swirral Edges - not for the faint hearted

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:2,949ft (899m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c214 Robinson and Hindscarth from Little Town

One Lakeland's loveliest valleys

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:2,654ft (809m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c215 Scafell Pike from Seathwaite

England's highest mountain

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5ml (15km)
Ascent:3,477ft (1,060m)
Time:7 hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c216 Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere

Fabulous views of Grasmere

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:2,478ft (755m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c217 Dunnerdale Fell, Great Stickle, Stickle Pike, Raven's Crag and The Knott from Broughton Mills

Rough fell walking on faint paths

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.5ml (9km)
Ascent:1,962ft (598m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c218 Ullscarf and High Raise from Thirlmere

Fine high level - can be boggy

Vital Statistics:

Length:10ml (16km)
Ascent:2,635ft (803m)
Time:6.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c219 A Circuit of Buttermere from Buttermere

An easy stroll round a lakeland jewel

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75ml (7.5km)
Ascent:485ft (148m)
Time:2 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c220 Helvellyn via Striding Edge from Glenridding

Lakeland's most climbed mountain via the infamous Striding Edge - not for the faint hearted

Vital Statistics:

Length:10ml (16km)
Ascent:3,382ft (1,031m)
Time:7 hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)


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Walk c221 A Circuit of Crummock Water from Buttermere

Lovely lakeshore stroll

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:262ft (80m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston

The Consiton fells without the crowds

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:3,584ft (1,092m)
Time:7 hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c223 A Circuit of Loweswater from Loweswater

Delightfully quiet lakeside stroll

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.25ml (6.5km)
Ascent:98ft (30m)
Time:1½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c224 Helvellyn via Swirral Edge and Raise from Glenridding

Lakeland's most popular via the easier Swirral Edge

Vital Statistics:

Length:10ml (16km)
Ascent:3,119ft (951m)
Time:6.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c225 The Langdale Pikes via Jack's Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Jack's Rake is a Lakeland Classic - but not for the faint hearted

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.5ml (7.5km)
Ascent:2,645ft (806m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c226 Place Fell from Patterdale

Popular walk with good views of Ullswater

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:2,552ft (778m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c227 Martindale from Howtown

Quiet valley walk on the shores of Ullswater

Vital Statistics:

Length:5ml (8km)
Ascent:912ft (278m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c228 Hay Stacks from Buttermere

Wainwright's favourite mountain

Vital Statistics:

Length:8ml (13km)
Ascent:2,334ft (711m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c229 Tarn Hows, Oxen Fell High Cross and Low Tilberthwaite from Tarn Hows

One of lakeland's prettiest lakes

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.75ml (9km)
Ascent:909ft (277m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside

Fabulous high level route

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.5ml (20km)
Ascent:3,411ft (1,040m)
Time:8 hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c231 Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Hartsop

Fabulous (shorter) high level walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:3,131ft (954m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c232 Loughrigg Fell from Ambleside

Easy walk to the top of this local Ambleside fell

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:1,401ft (427m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c233 Sca Fell and Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

England's 2 highest mountains

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:4,195ft (1,279m)
Time:7 hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c234 Grasmoor, Wandope and Whiteless Pike from Lanthwaite Green

Superb ridge walk with great views

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:2,977ft (907m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale

Quieter alternative to crowded Helvellyn

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:3,516ft (1,072m)
Time:7 hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c236 Skiddaw from Millbeck, nr Keswick

Superb walk up the Northern Fells' Highest

Vital Statistics:

Length:8ml (13km)
Ascent:3,306ft (1,008m)
Time:6.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c237 Grisedale Beck from Patterdale

Delightful valley walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:7ml (11km)
Ascent:1,273ft (388m)
Time:3.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c238 Lingmoor Fell and Great Langdale from Elterwater

Terrific ridge walk with superb views

Vital Statistics:

Length:7ml (11km)
Ascent:1,976ft (602m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c239 The Deepdale Round from nr Dockray

Superb views of Ullswater and Thirlmere

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.25ml (18km)
Ascent:2,680ft (817m)
Time:6.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c240 Kirk Fell, Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

Fantastic high level walk with glorious views

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:4,808ft (1,465m)
Time:7.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c241 Great Gable and Honister Pass from Seatoller (Borrowdale)

Easy to follow paths - a Lakeland classic

Vital Statistics:

Length:8ml (13km)
Ascent:3,016ft (919m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c242 Latrigg from Keswick

Fine views of Keswick from this little Wainwright

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25ml (10km)
Ascent:941ft (287m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c243 High Raise and Ullscarf from Rosthwaite

Fine views though N of Ullscarf - can be boggy

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.25ml (18km)
Ascent:3,371ft (1,027m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c244 The Rusland Valley from Oxen Park

Southern lakeland - well away from the crowds

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:699ft (213m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c245 Blencathra from Mungrisdale

Popular round - pick a weekday

Vital Statistics:

Length:11ml (17.5km)
Ascent:3,264ft (995m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)


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Walk c246 Hopegill Head and Grasmoor from Lanthwaite Green

Superb views of Crummock Water

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:3,164ft (964m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c247 The Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside

A classic lakeland horseshoe walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:11ml (17.5km)
Ascent:3,633ft (1,107m)
Time:7.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c248 Skiddaw from High Side

Stunning high level route

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:2,919ft (890m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c249 The Knott and Angletarn Pikes from Patterdale

Excellent high level route with good views

Vital Statistics:

Length:9ml (14.5km)
Ascent:2,619ft (798m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c250 A Circuit of Ennerdale Water

Delightful lakeside stroll

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:683ft (208m)
Time:3.25hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head

Stunning Haweswater

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.5ml (20km)
Ascent:3,814ft (1,162m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c252 Barf and Lord's Seat from Whinlatter Forest Park

Superb lakeland views

Vital Statistics:

Length:5ml (8km)
Ascent:1,533ft (467m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c253 The Newlands Valley from Hawes End

Delightful valley stroll

Vital Statistics:

Length:5ml (8km)
Ascent:649ft (198m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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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:7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:2,762ft (842m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c255 Orrest Head and School Knott from Windermere

A gentle stroll to fine views

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:787ft (240m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c256 Grasmoor Ridge and Whiteless Pike from Lanthwaite Green

One for the scramblers

Vital Statistics:

Length:7ml (11km)
Ascent:3,243ft (988m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere

A classic lakeland horseshoe walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.5ml (18.5km)
Ascent:3,378ft (1,030m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c258 Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

A rugged walk on a modest fell

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.5ml (7km)
Ascent:1,902ft (580m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c259 A Circuit of Thirlmere

Lakeside walk with one short steep climb

Vital Statistics:

Length:10ml (16km)
Ascent:492ft (150m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c260 Castlerigg Stone Circle from Keswick

Easy walk to an ancient stone circle

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.5ml (7km)
Ascent:361ft (110m)
Time:2 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c261 Great Knoutberry Hill (Widdale Fell) from Dent Station

Terrific panoramic views

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25ml (10km)
Ascent:1,548ft (472m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c262 Dunnerdale Forest from Seathwaite (Duddon Valley)

Valley & forest trails

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.5ml (10.5km)
Ascent:1,453ft (443m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c263 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere

Unsurpassed views of Buttermere

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.75ml (14km)
Ascent:3,390ft (1,033m)
Time:6.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c264 The Grisedale Round from Patterdale

Superb high level ridge walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:13.25ml (21km)
Ascent:5,189ft (1,581m)
Time:10 hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)


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Walk c265 A Circuit of Derwent Water from Keswick

Excellent lakeshore walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:9ml (14km)
Ascent:131ft (40m)
Time:3.25hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere

Fabulous views - classic Lakeland

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:3,116ft (950m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c267 Haycock, Iron Crag, Lank Rigg and Grike from Ennerdale Water

Excellent high level well away from the crowds

Vital Statistics:

Length:15.25ml (24.5km)
Ascent:4,125ft (1,257m)
Time:9.75hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)


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Walk c268 Potter Tarn, and The River Kent from Staveley

Easy walking with some great views

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.5ml (8.5km)
Ascent:974ft (297m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c269 The Grisedale Horseshoe from Patterdale

Lakeland's most climbed mountain - not for the faint hearted

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.5ml (18.5km)
Ascent:4,582ft (1,396m)
Time:8.75hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)


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Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite

Fine views though can be a little boggy

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:2,419ft (737m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c271 The Scafell Massif from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

England's highest & 2nd highest mountains

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:5,140ft (1,567m)
Time:8.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c272 High Street and Angletarn Pikes from Brothers Water

Fantastic high level ridge walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.5ml (20km)
Ascent:3,889ft (1,185m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c273 Skiddaw and Bakestall from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick

Excellent high level ridge walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.5ml (18.5km)
Ascent:3,214ft (980m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c274 Loughrigg Fell from Elterwater

Smaller alternative to the big mountains - but with all the charm

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.25ml (8.5km)
Ascent:1,099ft (335m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c275 Darling Fell, Low Fell and Fellbarrow from Loweswater

Fabulous views of Loweswater

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:1,923ft (586m)
Time:4.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head

An easy scramble to unsurpassed views

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:2,745ft (837m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c278 High Tove, Ullscarf and Great Crag from Watendlath

Can be wet, wild & boggy

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:2,247ft (685m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Peak bagging heaven

Vital Statistics:

Length:10ml (16km)
Ascent:4,007ft (1,221m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c280 Hard Knott from Jubilee Bridge, Eskdale

Rough fell walking on faint paths

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25ml (10km)
Ascent:1,756ft (535m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

A busy path leads to wild seclusion

Vital Statistics:

Length:8ml (13km)
Ascent:2,924ft (891m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c282 Wild Boar Fell from Cotegill Bridge

Fine Views from lonely hilltops

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25ml (10km)
Ascent:1,548ft (472m)
Time:3.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c283 Arthur's Pike and Loadpot Hill from Howtown

One of the best views in the Lake District

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:1,994ft (608m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c284 Great Sca Fell and High Pike from Fell Side

Plenty of views, few people.

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:2,198ft (670m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c285 St John's Beck from St John's in the Vale

Delightful valley stroll

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:295ft (90m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding

Superb high level walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.25ml (19.5km)
Ascent:4,418ft (1,346m)
Time:9 hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere

Unsurpassed views of Buttermere and Wainwright's favourite

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.25ml (18km)
Ascent:4,132ft (1,259m)
Time:8.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c288 Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Jubilee Bridge, Eskdale

A lofty top & lovely valley

Vital Statistics:

Length:5ml (8km)
Ascent:2,002ft (610m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c289 Lambrigg Fell from Wythmoor Farm

Good views

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.25ml (8.5km)
Ascent:899ft (274m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c290 Binsey from Over Water

Easy, quiet walk to good views

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:1,292ft (394m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End

Very popular fell with fine views

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:2,512ft (766m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c292 Rydal and Grasmere from Ambleside

Superb valley walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.75ml (14km)
Ascent:558ft (170m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill

Cross Fell is the highest point on the Pennine Way

Vital Statistics:

Length:20ml (32km)
Ascent:2,905ft (885m)
Time:10 hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c294 Steel Fell from Grasmere

Fine views and (often) less busy

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:2,435ft (742m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere

Wainwright's favourite mountain

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75ml (7.5km)
Ascent:2,396ft (730m)
Time:4.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c296 High Seat and Bleaberry Fell from Keswick

Fine views of Keswick, Derwent Water and that famous bridge

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5ml (15km)
Ascent:2,257ft (688m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown

Fantastic high level walk with glorious views

Vital Statistics:

Length:14.5ml (23km)
Ascent:4,555ft (1,388m)
Time:9.75hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)


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Walk c298 Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) and Wrynose Pass from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

A rugged walk on a modest fell

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25ml (10km)
Ascent:1,968ft (600m)
Time:4.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c299 Causey Pike from Braithwaite

Shorter alternative for shorter days

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:3,013ft (918m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c300 Crag Hill and Great Coum from Dent

High moorland views

Vital Statistics:

Length:9ml (14.5km)
Ascent:19,112ft (583m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale)

Rough paths and an easy scramble

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:3,046ft (928m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c302 High Raise via Calf Crag from Grasmere

The Central Fells' Highest point

Vital Statistics:

Length:10.25ml (16.5km)
Ascent:3,128ft (953m)
Time:6.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale

A quieter alternative to the Coniston crowds.

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:3,042ft (927m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c304 Beda Head and Place Fell from Howtown

Superb views of Ullswater

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:3,470ft (1,058m)
Time:7 hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c305 Red Screes and Hart Crag from Brothers Water

Superb views of Brothers Water and Patterdale

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:3,699ft (1,127m)
Time:7.25hrs
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:9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:3,664ft (1,117m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c307 Arant Haw, Calders and The Calf from Sedbergh

Wide expansive views

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5ml (15km)
Ascent:3,114ft (949m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c308 Renwick Fell (Thack Moor), Watch Hill and Black Fell (Haresceugh Fell) from Renwick

Wild quiet moorland

Vital Statistics:

Length:10.25ml (16.5km)
Ascent:2,002ft (610m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell

Three remote Wainwrights in a single walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.25ml (19.5km)
Ascent:3,254ft (992m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite

Superb round with fabulous views & variation

Vital Statistics:

Length:12ml (19km)
Ascent:5,261ft (1,603m)
Time:9.75hrs
Grade:(Very Hard)


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Walk c311 Ponsonby Fell from Gosforth

Quiet & gentle lakeland hills

Vital Statistics:

Length:11ml (17.5km)
Ascent:1,418ft (432m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c312 Red Screes from Brothers Water

Fine views of Brothers Water

Vital Statistics:

Length:7ml (11km)
Ascent:2,373ft (723m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c313 The Newlands Fells from Hawes End

Classic Lakeland

Vital Statistics:

Length:12mls (19km)
Ascent:4,152ft (1,266m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c314 Whernside from Dent

The highest point in the Yorkshire Dales

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.25ml (19.5km)
Ascent:2,306ft (703m)
Time:6.70hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c315 Carl Side and Dodd (Skiddaw) from Dodd Wood

Terrific Views

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:3,116ft (950m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c316 Troutbeck Tongue from Troutbeck

Magnificent views

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.25ml (13km)
Ascent:1,421ft (433m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c317 Cross Fell from Kirkland

The Pennine Way's highest point

Vital Statistics:

Length:10.75ml (17km)
Ascent:2,437ft (743m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c318 High Seat and Bleaberry Fell from Armboth

Good views of Thirlmere - can be boggy

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:2,368ft (722m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c319 Cross Wold from Dent Railway Station

Terrific views of Dentdale

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25ml (10km)
Ascent:1,227ft (374m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c320 Arnison Crag from Patterdale

Best in May when the Bluebells are in bloom

Vital Statistics:

Length:3ml (5km)
Ascent:922ft (281m)
Time:2 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c321 Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell from Millbeck, nr Keswick

Peak Baggers route

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5ml (15km)
Ascent:3,529ft (1,076m)
Time:7 hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c322 The Crookdale Round

Boggy - but you might see more deer than people

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5ml (15km)
Ascent:2,050ft (625m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c323 Wild Boar Fell and Swarth Fell from Needle House Farm

Fine views of the Mallerstang Valley

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:1,864ft (568m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c324 Starling Dodd and Great Borne from Buttermere

Fantastic views on less visited fells

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5ml (15km)
Ascent:3,157ft (962m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c325 Sale Fell and Ling Fell (Wythop) from Wythop Church

Quiet, lonely, little visited fells

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:2,091ft (637m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c326 High Moss from Dent

Fine dale views - Green Lane can be very boggy

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5ml (15km)
Ascent:1,404ft (428m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c327 Dodd (Skiddaw) from Dodd Wood

Easy ascent to superb views

Vital Statistics:

Length:3.75ml (6km)
Ascent:1,430ft (436m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe

Superb views from lonely fells

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:2,504ft (763m)
Time:4.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c329 The Langdale Pikes and High Raise from Stonethwaite

Superb ridge walk with magnificent views

Vital Statistics:

Length:12ml (19km)
Ascent:3,502ft (1,067m)
Time:7.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c330 Yarlside, Randygill Top, The Calf and Calders from The Cross Keys

The fabulous Howgills

Vital Statistics:

Length:8ml (12.5km)
Ascent:3,485ft (1,062m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c333 The Dovedale Round

Fine views of Dovedale and Brothers Water

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:2,800ft (853m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c334 High Rigg from Legburthwaite

Superb views of Blencathra and Skiddaw and Helvellyn

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.25ml (8.5km)
Ascent:1,414ft (431m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c335 Latrigg from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick

Short walk to fine views of Keswick

Vital Statistics:

Length:2ml (3km)
Ascent:413ft (126m)
Time:1 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c336 Calders, The Calf and Yarlside via Cautley Spout from The Cross Keys

A stunning waterfall - can be difficult in mist

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.5ml (10.5km)
Ascent:2,612ft (796m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause

Easy to follow paths - a Lakeland classic

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:3,289ft (1,002m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c339 Calf Top from Barbon

England's 'newest' mountain

Vital Statistics:

Length:13.5ml (21.5km)
Ascent:2,317ft (706m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c342 High Seat (Mallerstang) from Outhgill

Fine views of the Mallerstang Valley

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:1,571ft (479m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c343 Pillar and Red Pike from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

One of Lakeland's finest walks - unmissable

Vital Statistics:

Length:10.25ml (16.5km)
Ascent:4,001ft (1,219m)
Time:7.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c344 Aye Gill Pike and Snaizwold Fell from Dent

Fabulous views of The Howgills and Dentdale

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.75ml (20.5km)
Ascent:1,830ft (558m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c345 Knott Rigg and Ard Crags from Little Town

Fine views of the Newlands Valley

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:1,894ft (577m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c346 Ling Fell (Wythop) from Brumstone Bridge

One for before breakfast

Vital Statistics:

Length:2.5ml (4km)
Ascent:794ft (242m)
Time:2 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk c347 The Howgill Fells 2000ft'ers

All the Howgills 2000ft'ers - in the easiest order

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.5ml (18.5km)
Ascent:4,411ft (1,344m)
Time:8.75hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c349 Sour Howes and Sallows from Troutbeck

Two less well known (& quieter) 'Wainwrights'

Vital Statistics:

Length:5ml (8km)
Ascent:1,582ft (482m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c351 Red Screes and Little Hart Crag from Brothers Water

Superb views of Brothers Water

Vital Statistics:

Length:7ml (11km)
Ascent:2,737ft (834m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c352 Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) from Aira Force

An impressive waterfall and a taste of the fells

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.5ml (7km)
Ascent:1,204ft (367m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill

Fine views of Tarn Hows and southern lakeland

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.25ml (13km)
Ascent:1,995ft (608m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c354 Mellbreak from Lanthwaite Wood

Short easy scramble to fine views

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.5ml (10.5km)
Ascent:1,877ft (572m)
Time:4.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk c357 Aye Gill Pike, Snaizwold Fell and Great Knoutberry Hill from Dent

Vital Statistics:

Length:18ml (29km)
Ascent:2,945ft (898m)
Time:9½ hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere

Fabulous views - classic Lakeland

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5ml (15km)
Ascent:3,682ft (1,122m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


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Walk c359 Arnside Knott from Arnside (Morecambe Bay)

Superb vantage point to view the Lake District

Vital Statistics:

Length:3.75ml (6km)
Ascent:627ft (191m)
Time:2 hrs
Grade:(Easy)