Lake District Round

This self guided circular walk takes you deep into the heart of the English Lake District. From the foot dipping charms of serene Windermere and Coniston Water the circuitous route travels onward traversing mountain passes through the rugged fells visiting eight of the famous lakes in total. Follow in the footsteps of the literary and artistic greats admiring the unfolding vistas immortalised by Wordsworth and Ruskin. 

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Hiking trail · South Lakeland

Ambleside to Coniston

August 03, 2017
moderate
19.2 km
5:30 h
544 m
543 m
A varied walk over open fells with splendid views, through mixed woodland and meadows, around scenic tarns and along quiet lanes.
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Hiking trail · South Lakeland

Coniston to Boot

August 03, 2017
difficult
20.8 km
6:15 h
906 m
891 m
A challenging walk over open fell descending into a broad glacial valley, then up and over into the picturesque Eskdale Valley.
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Hiking trail · Copeland

Boot to Buttermere

August 03, 2017
difficult
19.8 km
6:30 h
964 m
912 m
A challenging walk rewarded with some of the finest scenery the Lake District has to offer.
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Hiking trail · Allerdale

Buttermere to Keswick

August 03, 2017
moderate
22.5 km
6:30 h
573 m
602 m
A pleasant lakeside walk, followed by a gradual rocky scramble up to a ridge, before a long and steady descent to villages and farmland, ...
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Hiking trail · Allerdale

Keswick to Patterdale

August 03, 2017
moderate
22.7 km
6:45 h
940 m
882 m
A day of contrasts from a leisurely walk through pleasant farmland to a steep ascent, rewarded with stunning views.
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Hiking trail · Eden

Patterdale to Ambleside

August 03, 2017
moderate
18.9 km
5:30 h
522 m
605 m
A steady climb up to Grisdale Tarn, descending by Tongue Gill to Grasmere. Then a pleasant meander through fields and parkland into Ambleside.
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