Clappersgate and Todd Crag

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Starting off in the tiny hamlet of Clappersgate, this walk follows a short section of road before joining a public footpath that takes you west to the first viewpoint, about ten minutes into the walk. The view is of the northern end of Windermere and even has a bench to sit and admire for a few minutes! The walk continues west to another bench and similar view but includes parts of Latterbarrow and Black Crag as well as Windermere. The next short section is steeper but gets the hard part out of the way quickly! The top of Todd Crag is only another ten minutes away to the north-east and the view down the length of Windermere is utterly breathtaking!

From the summit the route then passes a series of small tarns, including Lily Tarn with its small island in the middle with a lone tree growing strong. The route then descends back to the second bench and through the woodlands around Nanny Brow to the car park.

England - North England - Cumbria - Lake District - South East

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Birds, Butterflies, Flowers, Great Views, Hills or Fells, Lake/Loch, Mountains, River, Wildlife, Woodland
18/08/2014 - Robert Hughes

This is a great short walk that provides surprisingly good views for such a low peak (200m). Perhaps it's worth being aware that although correctly graded easy there are some quite uneven and steep sections to negotiate. The directions were good and easy to follow though we managed to get from WM10 to WM13 without spotting the intermediate waymarks!

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