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Thornthwaite Beacon & High Street from Hartsop
Introduction to Walk 1228

Photo from the walk - Thornthwaite Beacon & High Street from Hartsop

Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 2460 feet / 745 metres

Grade - moderate

This Lake District walk's main objectives are Thornthwaite Beacon and High Street. The route begins by following Pasture Beck to Threshthwaite Mouth before crossing the two summits. The return descends past the Knott and Hayeswater Reservoir back to the start in Hartsop village.  

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Walk 1959
Gray Crag and Pasture Beck from Hartsop village
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
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Hartsop Dodd, Stony Cove Pike, High St. & The Knott
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

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The Angletarn Pikes from Hartsop
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The Angletarn Pikes and Brock Crags from Hartsop
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Walk 3388
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Around Hayeswater and Angle Tarn From Hartsop
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Grade - hard
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Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 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

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