Elterwater, Skelwith Force and Colwith Force from Elterwater
Video run time: 26 minutes 18 seconds
A circular from Elterwater village initially following the Cumbria Way past Elterwater itself and on past Skelwith Force to reach Skelwith Bridge. On this section there are great views back towards the Langdales. There is a café at Skelwith Bridge. From there the Cumbria Way is followed to Colwith Force, another delightful waterfall in some secluded woods and then on to the much photographed Slater Bridge. The walk heads on by Little Langdale, with views of Little Langdale tarn before heading back down to Elterwater.
|Parking:||National Trust pay and display car park in Elterwater at the start of the walk (grid reference
|Directions:||Nearest post code for Sat Nav: LA22 9HR - get directions here|
|Walk distance:||5.8 miles (9.3 Km)|
|Estimated walk time:||2 hours 45 minutes|
|Height climbed:||355 metres|
|Grade:||2-B: A medium length walk that requires modest uphill walking|
|Peaks / summits:||None of note|
|Map:||Ordnance Survey - Explorer OL7 (The English Lakes - South-eastern Area)
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|Walk features:||Birds, Café, Flowers, Hills or Fells, Pubs, Stream or River, Views, Waterfall, Wildlife|
|Facilities / refreshments:||2 Pubs in Elterwater and a café part way round the walk at Skelwith Bridge|
|Nearest town:||Walk starts in Elterwater - Ambleside is approximately three miles away|
|Walk Tags:||Video walk, Elterwater, Lake District, walk, Cumbria, National Trust, Cumbria Way, Loughrigg Fell, Skelwith Force, Skelwith Bridge, Chesters, Park Farm, Colwith Force, High Park, Stang End, Slater Bridge, Little Langdale, Little Langdale Tarn, Lingmoor Fell, Dale End, Elterwater Hall, Eltermere Hotel, Britannia Inn, Wainwright, Great Langdale Beck, River Brathay|
|Video run time:||26 minutes 18 seconds|
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