4 of 5 (2 votes)

Eltermere to Coniston via The Old Man

A moderate walk (mountain (above 600m)) starting and finishing in Cumbria, England, about 14.40km (8.95 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 6:15h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 726m (2381ft)
Loss 753m (2470ft)
Max. Elevation 790m (2591ft)
Elevation (total) 1479m (4851ft)
Start
Brittannia Inn, Elterwater
End
Coniston
Distance 14.40km
(8.95mi)
Duration ~6:15h
Difficulty  
Moderate
Created by aejhyde on 21 Jan 2016
Tough, high-level linear walk between two of the most picturesque villages in the Lake District. Not for the faint hearted!

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Walk Map

Waypoints

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Start the walk from the Langdale Timeshare Estate
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Take right turn up track opposite Eltermere Inn
About 1.09 km (~0.68 miles) from
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Follow path over Slaters Bridge
About 1.65 km (~1.03 miles) from
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Go through kissing gate and turn right along track to walking cottages
About 0.57 km (~0.35 miles) from
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Bear right as track joins from Tilberthwaite (from left)
About 0.51 km (~0.32 miles) from
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Take track to left to Greenburn with burn on your right
About 0.19 km (~0.12 miles) from
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Turn right off track and cross burn. Go up opposite bank and take the path up the fell onto
About 1.10 km (~0.68 miles) from
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Continue up Wet Side Edge over Hell Ghyll onto Swirl How
About 2.88 km (~1.79 miles) from
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From Swirl How take path (South) onto the Old Man of Coniston
About 2.71 km (~1.68 miles) from
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Descend with care to Low Water
About 0.51 km (~0.32 miles) from
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Take path from Low Water to Coniton
About 2.69 km (~1.67 miles) from

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