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Grange & Watendlath from Rosthwaite
Introduction to Walk 1693

Photo from the walk - Grange & Watendlath from Rosthwaite

Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.6 miles / 12.4 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Lake District walk combines the delights of Borrowdale with the rural charm of Watendlath. As might be expected the walk offers many wonderful views and generally the route is easy to follow.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Castle Crag & Grange from Seatoller
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Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2525
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Standing Crag & Dock Tarn from Watendlath
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Cat Bells & High Spy from Grange
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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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