Easy Walk from Elterwater to Grasmere

Route Summary:

A High Close and Red Bank Walk from Langdale to Grasmere

Distance
Ascent
Time
4.3 km 176 m 1hr 30min

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Start and Finish: Elterwater

Facilities:

Pubs and cafes in Chapel Stile and Elterwater, see our full guide to Great Langdale for more details

Hazards:

Remember that we cannot outline every single hazard on a walk – it’s up to you to be safe and competent. Read up on Mountain Safety , Navigation and what equipment you’ll need.

Public Transport:

There are good public transport links between Great Langdale and Ambleside, with the  516 Bus Route between Dungeon Ghyll – Kendal / Ambleside running six buses daily.

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Easy Walk from Elterwater to Grasmere Route Map and GPX Download

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Easy Walk from Elterwater to Grasmere Details

This is an easy Lake District walk from Elterwater in Great Langdale over to a viewpoint across Grasmere before returning to the start. The highlights on this route are obviously Grasmere, but the walk also includes the woodland at Red Bank and passes the YHA Langdale at High Close. That makes it an ideal way to get over to Grasmere Village or Langdale from the YHA.

Elterwater to Grasmere Walk Route

Click here to download the printable pdf version of the route in a new window (external site).

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