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Great & Little Langdales
Introduction to Walk 1207

Photo from the walk - Great & Little Langdales

Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 850 feet / 258 metres

Grade - moderate

Great and Little Langdales are two beautiful Lake District valleys featured in this walk. Offering a wonderful circuit, the walk provides excellent scenery all the way with grand panoramas of the Langdale Pikes and many other Lakeland fells. 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 2042
The Langdale Pikes with an ascent of Jack's Rake
Grade - very hard
Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km
Walk 2073
Three of the Langdale peaks
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.3 miles / 13.4 km
Walk 1736
The Langdale Pikes and High Raise
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 6.1 miles / 9.9 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1132
0.7 miles / 1.1 km away
The Crinkle Crags from Great Langdale
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1157
0.7 miles / 1.1 km away
Bowfell and Esk Pike from Old Dungeon Ghyll
Grade - hard
Length - 8.8 miles / 14.2 km
Walk 2037
0.7 miles / 1.1 km away
Bowfell & Rosset Pike via the Climber's Traverse
Grade - hard
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2818
0.7 miles / 1.1 km away
Bowfell Circular
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1144
1.4 miles / 2.2 km away
Lingmoor Fell from Blea Tarn, Langdale
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1171
1.4 miles / 2.2 km away
Pike o' Blisco from Blea Tarn, Langdale
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 2582
1.4 miles / 2.2 km away
Pike o' Stickle, Harrison Stickle & Pavey Ark
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1141
2.2 miles / 3.5 km away
An Elterwater circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 1059
2.2 miles / 3.5 km away
Colwith Force and Skelwith Force from Elterwater
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.8 miles / 7.8 km
Walk 1134
2.3 miles / 3.6 km away
Wetherlam and The Carrs from Little Langdale
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 10.8 miles / 17.5 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 3: West Lakeland

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 3: West LakelandThis guidebook contains 50 short half to full-day walks in the western Lake District. Walking areas include Duddon Valley and the Coast, Eskdale, Wasdale, Ennerdale, Lorton Vale, Buttermere and the north-west lakes. Part of a three-volume series focusing on low-level walks (with the occasional peak) between 4 and 8 miles, graded for difficulty.
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