WALKING - Walks -
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you intend to walk in for the correct route as the walks
mentioned are an overview.
|A very popular walk which can give
you a feel of being in the mountains.
An easy walk to follow but with a steep climb
to Easedale Tarn itself with some rough ground
on the descent.
The National Trust car park
on the North Side of the
shops - GRASMERE
GRASMERE - Starting point and Finish
left from the car park and take the first right Easedale
Road continue up the road passing the sign Youth Hostel
going to your right.
On the bend of the road you will see a sign saying Easedale
Tarn on your left and a footbridge ignore this and continue
on the road past Lancrigg Hotel and you will enter into
Passing a few houses you will arrive at a fork, go right
[signed Far Easedale & Helm
Crag] on a rough track leading up to a metal
Through the gate and bear left to another fork in the
path and go left [signed Far Easedale
& Borrowdale]. The path will lead you between
drystone walls and across some fields to some barns.
Passing the barns you will arrive at Far Easedale Gill
continuing on the path you will arrive at a footbridge,
cross over the bridge you will arrive at another fork
in the path [40m/43yd]
take the left fork and you will begin to ascend steeply
and pass a split boulder and a footpath marker.
You will climb to the top of the field on your left
and onto some more footpath markers and you will start
to go right slightly arriving at Sourmilk Gill keeping
to the path around the boggy land you soon arrive at
From here you, circle the tarn arriving back at this
point to where you will descend back down this time
going down Sourmilk Gill.
The route from here is straight forward but care is
Eventually you will arrive at a stone wall and go through
the kissing gate which then joins a farm track across
the fields. Keeping to the track and entering through
a metal gate and into another field. On reaching the
concrete bridge go through the left gate which takes
you alongside Easedale Beck which in-turn takes you
into the woods to the footbridge.
Over the footbridge and you are back at Easedale Road,
turn right and follow the road back to Grasmere to the
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