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Alcock Tarn and Nab Scar

A steady climb through Forest Side to Alcock Tarn and up onto Nab Scar, a Wainwright summit, with its panoramic views. Return from Rydal along the Coffin Route.

Discover why this spectacular landscape deserves to become a World Heritage Site in 2017.

Location: Grasmere
Start point: Grasmere LDNP Stock Lane car park
Postcode: LA22 9S
Price: Adult £10, child free. Parking charges apply
Grade: Hard (see website listing for grade explanation)
Length:  9.5 km, 5.8 miles, 6 hrs
Total ascent:  1755 ft, 535 metres
Highest point:  1502ft, 458 metres  

Know before you go

Our uplands are beautiful places but can be cold, even in summer. For your own safety and comfort you’ll need:

Walking boots with ankle support and a good tread, essential on all activities except walks on flat, level ground.
Waterproof trousers and a waterproof and windproof jacket 
A warm top such as a fleece or jumper
Hat and gloves 
Sun protection 
Enough food and drink for the type and duration of the activity.

Please come appropriately dressed and equipped or you may be turned away. 
Well behaved dogs and guide dogs are allowed on many of our walks. Please check the website listing.

There’s lots more information on our website to help you make the most of your time with us.

Thank you for choosing to walk with us. All income raised helps us look after this spectacular landscape.


Wednesday 07 June 2017 10:00am
Wednesday 13 September 2017 10:00am

Grasmere LDNP Stock Lane car park
Grasmere Stock Lane car park (Lake District National Park) . LA22 9SJ United Kingdom