Guided Walk
Waterfalls, Quarries and Lakeland Slate

11 August 2018

A scenic walk by the thundering waterfalls of Skelwith and Colwith to the immense crater of Hodge Close Quarry, returning along Little Langdale.

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  • Starts from: outside Britannia Inn, Elterwater at 10:00 am
  • Postcode: LA22 9HP
  • Price: Adult £5, child free
  • Length: 12.9 km, 7.9 miles
  • Total ascent: 425 m, 1394 ft (cumulative height from start point to finish point).
  • Highest point: 187 m, 613 ft
  • Duration: 6.0 hours
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Grade description: A medium walk on hilly ground with rising and falling levels. A reasonable level of fitness is required.
  • Booking available

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