Walks near Coniston

Coniston is a busy little village sandwiched between the eastern crags of the Old Man of Coniston and the shore of Coniston Water, in the southern Lake District. There are a good number of shops where daily supplies, or forgotten kit, can be obtained.

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Hard Knott Roman Fort *
Blea Tarn above Langdale *
A stroll around Tarn Hows  *
Low and High Dam, Finsthwaite *
A very short walk to Hard Knott and Border End *
An Elterwater Stroll *
Carron Crag  *
The Old Man of Coniston **
A visit to Cathedral Cavern from Tilberthwaite **
Latterbarrow from Hawkshead **
Coppermines Valley above Coniston **
Moss Eccles Tarn and Claife Heights  **
Tarn Hows from Coniston **
Cold Pike and Pike of Blisco ***
Harter Fell (Eskdale) ***
Steel Edge and Wetherlam Edge, from Tilberthwaite ***
Great Carrs and Grey Friar ***
The Old Man of Coniston, from Coniston village ***
Dow Crag and Goats Water ***
Walna Scar, White Maiden, White Pike, with a visit to Blind Tarn ***
Tarn Hows, Black Fell, Holme Fell ***
Cumbria Way - Coniston to Dungeon Ghyll ***
Wetherlam, via Lad Stones ridge and Black Sails ****
The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How, Wetherlam ****
Cumbria Way - Ulverston to Coniston ****

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Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions.