777 Loughrigg Tarn

"Round, clear and bright as heaven" wrote Wordsworth, enthusing over Loughrigg Tarn which he called "Diana's Looking-glass". Certainly this is a place of enchantment while in the distance rises the distinctive outline of the Langdale Pikes.

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LOCATION: Four miles east of Ambleside
START: Elterwater village NT car park, toilets
Grid ref: NY328047 Postcode: LA229HN
DISTANCE: 6.5 miles
GRADE: Moderate with a steep climb and need a head for heights
TIME: 4 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - English Lakes South East Landranger 90
REFRESHMENTS: The Britannia, Brambles, Skelwith Bridge Hotel & Chesters
EN ROUTE: Great Langdale, Chapel Stile, Megs Gill, Neaum Crag, Skelwith

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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