Easy Walk To Todd Crag and Lily Tarn From Ambleside

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Route Summary:

4.69 km 180 m

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

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Easy Walk To Todd Crag and Lily Tarn From Ambleside Details

If you just want a leg stretch, then this easy ramble from Ambleside to the tiny Lily Tarn and Todd Crag fits the bill. There’s a bit of ascent, but the views certainly outweigh the effort and a much more worthwhile trip than keeping low in the valleys.

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Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader.
Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.

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