Guided Walk: Woods, Tarns and Gills

Group on a hillside on a guided walk in the Lake District

26 October 2019

Ascend beautiful Tom Gill to Tarn Hows. Walk around the tarn to visit the Scott Memorial. Return via Hill Fell and Monk Coniston estate.

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  • Starts from: Monk Coniston car park at 10:30 am
    see start point descriptions here.
  • Postcode: LA21 8AA
  • Grid reference: SD 316 978
  • Price: Adult £5, child free
  • Length: 10.0 km, 6.2 miles
  • Total ascent: 364 m (cumulative height from start point to finish point).
  • Highest point: 225 m
  • Duration: 5.5 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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Group on a hillside on a guided walk in the Lake District

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