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Buckbarrow, Seatallan & Middle Fell
Introduction to Walk 1303

Photo from the walk - Buckbarrow, Seatallan & Middle Fell

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Western Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 2500 feet / 758 metres

Time - 6 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

Buckbarrow, Seatallan & Middle Fell are three Wainwrights on the north side of Wasdale. This lengthy lake District walk needs a fine day for you to appreciate the excellent views. The area covered is relatively quiet and it is a great place to get some solitude away from the major peaks. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Buckbarrow, Middle Fell, Seatallan. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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The Mosedale Horseshoe from Wasdale Head
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Length - 11.5 miles / 18.7 km
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Black Sail Pass & Beck Head from Wasdale Head
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 2034
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Scafell from Wasdale Head
Grade - hard
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 2800
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The Scafells via Piers Gill
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2900
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The Scafells from Wasdale Head
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Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
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Blea Tarn & Eskdale Green from Boot
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

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

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