Coniston to Tarn Hows via Monk Coniston

I usually drive to Tarn Hows and then walk around the lakes. Today, I walked there from Coniston.

Tarn Hows

It had stopped raining, but there was a lot of flooding, but this is an idea walk as much of it is through woodland. It’s a circular walk and it’s uphill all the way there, but downhill all the way back.

Windermere and Tarn Hows

After a stop in Hawkshead for some souvenir shopping I headed over to Bowness, via the Windermere car ferry.


Took the cruise to the southern tip of the lake before stopping off in Windermere for lunch.

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Around Windermere

Last day of the Holiday so I tried to fit in as much as possible without driving too far.

First stop – Tarn Hows (again) – I didn’t have time for the full circuit on the last visit so this was a chance to put that right. There’s not much to say except it’s a very picturesque and easy walk- there are benches placed at each strategic view point. Then moved on to the next destination.

Tarn Hows

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Day one of my late summer holiday and I am visiting the Lake District for the first time. My base for the week, is the village of Coniston.

Coniston WaterDSC_1999

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