Waterhead

A stroll through the village and down to the lake.

Technical sheet
No. 24877197
A Coniston (Cumbria) walk posted on 04/08/22 by Lauren Brown. Update : 04/08/22
Calculated time Calculated time: 0h45[?]
Distance Distance : 1.48mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 46ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 46ft
Highest point Highest point : 210ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 151ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Area Area : Lake District
Location Location : Coniston (Cumbria)
Starting point Starting point : N 54.369135° / W 3.074765°
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Description

Start: Crown Inn, Tilberthwaite Avenue, Coniston, Cumbria LA21 8ED Tel: 01539 441243

(D/A) From the front door of the Crown Inn, turn right past the church. Cross the bridge over Church Beck and bear left past the petrol station.

(1) Turn left into Lake Road. Follow it between a children’s play area and John Ruskin School and out of the village. Follow the road as it bends left and right to cross Church Beck again, and continue alongside the beck to the café and jetty at the lakeside.

(2) Turn left onto the lakeside path, with the car park on your left, and continue along the gravelly shoreline. Bear left over a footbridge across Yewdale Beck and turn left along the streamside path. Follow the path as it bears
right to join a driveway. Follow the drive, away from the lake, to the
road.

(3) Turn left and follow the road back to the Crown Inn (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 197ft - Crown Inn
1 : mi 0.12 - alt. 210ft - Lake Road
2 : mi 0.66 - alt. 164ft - Lakeside Path
3 : mi 1.08 - alt. 154ft - Main Road
D/A : mi 1.48 - alt. 197ft - Crown Inn

Useful Information

Start: Crown Inn, Tilberthwaite Avenue, Coniston, Cumbria LA21 8ED Tel: 01539 441243

Notes: Mostly on surfaced paths and pavements. No stiles or significant gradients.

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