Easedale Tarn from Grasmere
Video run time: 22 minutes 54 seconds
One of the most popular walks from Grasmere and a great introduction to fell walking - you achieve a real sense of being in the mountains, whilst still only being around 300m in height. Easedale Tarn backed by Tarn Crag is a wonderful place to stop, linger and admire the surrounding views. Grasmere is left via Easedale Road and then a steep path is followed by the waterfall up the side of Sourmilk Gill to reach Easedale Tarn. After crossing Sourmilk Gill, the return to Grasmere is via Far Easedale Gill.
|Parking:||The walk starts from the junction of Easedale Road and Broadgate in Grasmere opposite Sam Read's bookshop (grid reference NY 336 076) - There are quite a few pay and display car parks in Grasmere.|
|Directions:||Nearest post code for Sat Nav: LA22 9SY - get directions here|
|Walk distance:||4.5 miles (7.2 Km)|
|Estimated walk time:||2 hours 10 minutes|
|Height climbed:||290 metres|
|Grade:||2-B: A medium length walk that requires modest uphill walking|
|Peaks / summits:||None|
|Map:||Ordnance Survey - Explorer OL7 (The English Lakes - South-eastern Area)
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|Walk features:||Birds, Café, Flowers, Hills or Fells, Lakes, Pubs, Stream or River, Views, Waterfall, Wildlife|
|Facilities / refreshments:||Many pubs and cafés in Grasmere.|
|Nearest town:||Walk starts in Grasmere|
|Local accommodation:||View accommodation close to the start of this walk from Sykes Holiday Cottages|
|Walk Tags:||Video walk, Grasmere, Videowalk, Videowalks, Video walks, Lake District, Easedale Road, Easedale Beck, Grasmere youth hostel, New Bridge, Sourmilk Gill, Easedale Tarn, Tarn Crag, Brinhowe Crag, Stythwaite Steps, Blea Crag, Eagle Crag, Stenners Crag, Far Easedale Gill, Wainwright, Wordsworth|
|Video run time:||22 minutes 54 seconds|
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