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High Tove & Blea Tarn from Armboth
Introduction to Walk 3132

Photo from the walk - High Tove & Blea Tarn from Armboth

Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.6 miles / 12.4 km

Ascent - 2100 feet / 636 metres

Grade - moderate

Lake District walk from Armboth on Thirlmere over High Tove, with some great views, and down towards Watendlath. The route then passes Blea Tarn and over the ridge down past Harrop Tarn to Dobgill Bridge. The return to the start follows the shore of Thirlmere. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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