698 Coniston Water

Sunshine and showers make the Lake District, so our chosen day was perfection with a brilliant blue sky and all the becks tumultuous torrents of waterfalls. Yet finest of all were the tarns, each as Wordsworth said "A liquid pool that glittered in the sun".

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LOCATION: South Lakes, Coniston village
START: Coniston Old Station car park
Grid ref: SD299975 Postcode: LA218HQ
DISTANCE: 8 miles
GRADE: Easy
TIME: 4 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - English Lakes, South-western area Landranger 96
REFRESHMENTS: Coniston & Torver
EN ROUTE: Bannishead Quarry, Torver, Kelly Hall Tarn, Long Moss Tarn


This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

   
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