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(Lake District Circuit) High Street beyond Blea Tarn (Lake District Circuit) Ducks on Rydal Water (Lake District Circuit) Sheep in Great Langdale (Lake District Circuit) Wasdale Head and Wastwater (Lake District Circuit) Great Gable

Photos from trips: Lake District

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Sheep wading across the river near Watendlath
Sheep wading near Watendlath
Morning mist on Thirlmere
Morning mist on Thirlmere
Warm light on Steel Fell above Dunmail Raise
Warm light on Steel Fell

The Lake District Circuit: A guide to the trek

Between Grasmere and Rydal Water, kayakers follow the river
Grasmere to Rydal Water
Walking near Little Langdale
Walking near Little Langdale
A dog gets to know a lamb in the Lake District
Dog and lamb in harmony

Descending to Thirlmere
Descending to Thirlmere
A glimpse of Rydal Water
A glimpse of Rydal Water
Tarn Hows, a small wooded lake
Tarn Hows, a small wooded lake

Cows eat at a barn in Near Sawrey
Cows eat at Near Sawrey
Distant Harter Fell from the Scafell range
Harter Fell from a distance
An inquisitive sheep, Fairfield
Inquisitive sheep, Fairfield

Castle Crag in Borrowdale
Castle Crag in Borrowdale
Derwent Water from Walla Crag
Derwent Water from Walla Crag
Derwent Water from Friar's Crag
Derwent Water from Friar's Crag

Wide open space between Skiddaw and Blencathra
Wide open space near Skiddaw
Distant fells over dark woods in the South Lakes
Distant fells over dark woods
The Langdale Pikes above the Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel
The Langdale Pikes

Lake District Circuit (Self-Guided) - a complete circuit of Lakeland
North Lakes Circuit (Self-Guided) - trek a 4-day circuit of the beautiful North Lakes
East Lakes Circuit (Self-Guided) - longer days on this short trek in the East
South Lakes Circuit (Self-Guided) - an easier short trek among varied, enchanting scenery
West Lakes Circuit (Self-Guided) - rocky and bold scenes in the West
Coast to Coast West (Self-Guided) - walk across the Lake District on Wainwright's famous route

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