Noah's flood had a rainbow and so did the Lake District. As the waters receded after the torrential rain which preceded our few days holiday the sun came out and Tilberthwaite looked just as Wainwright wrote "one of the loveliest in Lakeland".
LOCATION: South Lake District
START: Three miles north of Coniston. Tilberthwaite signed from A593. Large layby by Tilberthwaite Gill in one mile.
Grid ref: NY305010 Postcode: LA218DG
DISTANCE: 4 miles
TIME: 2 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - English Lakes, South-eastern area Landranger 90
REFRESHMENTS: Three Shires Inn
EN ROUTE: Little Langdale, Slater Bridge, Moss Rigg
This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News