3.5 of 5 (6 votes)

Coniston to Elterwater via Little Langdale

A leisurely walk (low hills and fells (below 600m)) in national park Lake District starting and finishing in Cumbria, England, about 9.11km (5.66 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 3:00. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 311m (1020ft)
Loss 302m (990ft)
Max. Elevation 420m (1377ft)
Elevation (total) 613m (2010ft)
Coniston Village Centre
Elterwater Post Office
Distance 9.11km
Duration ~3:00
Car Free Walks TeamCreated by GaryShipp on 12 Sep 2007
A beautiful walk in the lower fells, often quieter than the main summits, and great for those days when the hills are covered.

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Walk Map


OS Grid SD302975
Start of the walk
Path junction About 1.31 km (~0.81 miles) from
OS Grid SD293984
Follow side of Levers Water Beck towards Youth Hostel. Taking path junction northwards
Tilberthwaite Gill About 2.35 km (~1.46 miles) from
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Join this stream and follow the side of its impressive gully.
Road About 0.70 km (~0.43 miles) from
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Head northwards with stunning scenery all around
Path Junction About 1.75 km (~1.09 miles) from
OS Grid NY306027
Head east here past the climbing club hut at Low Hall Garth
Slater Bridge About 0.57 km (~0.35 miles) from
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Cross the ancient bridge downstream of Little Langdale Tarn.
Howe Banks About 1.24 km (~0.77 miles) from
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This route presents a lovely approach to Elterwater through some typical lakes woodland.
Elterwater Post Office About 1.19 km (~0.74 miles) from
OS Grid NY328048
Cathc the bus here, with the pub nearby a great place to while away the time.

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