Hiking The Coniston Water

The 4th most popular hiking trail in UK.

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South of Carlisle and northeast of Satterthwaite in the Lake District National Park, there's a great 26 km hiking route following the barren ridges around Coniston Water offering brillant vistas.

Overall, Coniston Water is the 4th most popular hiking trail of all 16 hikes in UK. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Coniston Water including Ambleside Trails, Elterwater National Trust and Grizedale Park Trails.


Local Contact(s):  Coniston TIC 015934 41533; British Tourism (800) 462-2748.

Best Season:  Mar - Nov

Base Camp:  Holly Cow Hostel; Yew Dale Hotel 015394 41280

Luxury Loding:  Coniston Lodge 015394 41201

Breakfast Restaurant:  Bridge House Cafe

Reference Source:  click here https://www.forestry.gov.uk/

GPS:  54.3666, -3.075

Date Published:  1/1/2016

Date Updated:  8/21/2016

ID:  11491


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