Guided Walk: Waterfalls, Quarries and Lakeland Slate

20 August 2019

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
    see start point descriptions here.
  • Postcode: LA22 9HP
  • Price: Adult £5, child free
  • Length: 12.9 km, 7.9 miles
  • Total ascent: 425 m (cumulative height from start point to finish point).
  • Highest point: 187 m
  • Duration: 6.0 hours
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Grade description: Medium walks of 5 – 15 km (3 – 9 miles). On hilly ground with often rough and uneven terrain and occasional steep gradients. A reasonable level of fitness is required.
  • Well behaved dogs on leads and guide dogs are welcome.

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