SKELWITH BRIDGE TO LOUGHRIGG TARN

£3.50

A heady mix of river, waterfall, a lake, two tarns, mixed woods and fine vistas make this a delightful and enchanting outing. From Skelwith Bridge proceed up the River Brathay to pass Skelwith Force waterfall, the Brathay Meadows, Elter Water and Rob Rash Wood. Above the woods find Loughrigg Tarn and the superlative viewpoint of Crag Head before descent leads to the circuit of Loughrigg Tarn. The little road below Tarn Foot leads down directly to Skelwith Bridge.

 

Description

A heady mix of river, waterfall, a lake, two tarns, mixed woods and fine vistas make this a delightful and enchanting outing. From Skelwith Bridge proceed up the River Brathay to pass Skelwith Force waterfall, the Brathay Meadows, Elter Water and Rob Rash Wood. Above the woods find Loughrigg Tarn and the superlative viewpoint of Crag Head before descent leads to the circuit of Loughrigg Tarn. The little road below Tarn Foot leads down directly to Skelwith Bridge. (1.5mb) 15 pages.

LENGTH: 4ókm
TIME: 2 hours
DIFFICULTY: Easy though making a little
ascent (200m) and descent
START & FINISH: Limited Parking beside
the Langdale Road at Skelwith Bridge
(344035)

ALTERNATIVE START: Limited
parking at the head of the little road below
Tarn Foot
MAPS: OS L90 or OL7
HOSTELRIES: Chesters Café and
Skelwith Bridge Hotel

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