Monthly Archives: June 2016

Lingmoor Fell and Little Langdale from Grasmere

Date:  14th June 2016
Start time: 08:30
Time taken:  6 hours
Distance:  19 km / 12 miles
Weather: Warm, sunny
Route: Grasmere – Dow Bank – Chapel Stile – Lingmoor Fell – Blea Tarn – Little Langdale – Chapel Stile – Elterwater

The second day of my holiday in Lakeland started with warmth and blue sky. Today I planned an unusual walk starting from Grasmere village and walking over Lingmoor Fell and a visit to the valley of Little Langdale for the first time.
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Dodd to Ullock Pike

Date:  13th June 2016
Start time: 10:30
Time taken:  4 hours
Distance:  12 km / 7.5 miles
Weather: Very wet
Route: Dodd Wood car park – Dodd – Carl Side – Longside Edge – Ullock Pike – Dodd Wood car park

For the first venture into the fells on my week’s holiday in the Lake District I chose a route which is reasonably accessible and not too long. This route involves walking through the Forestry Commission land at Dodd Wood and up on to the fells at the “front” of Skiddaw walking from Dodd to Ullock Pike via Carl Side and Longside Edge.
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