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Walk 3: Beacon Tarn

An outstanding walk that meanders up to Beacon Tarn and then descends to Coniston Water.


Time: 2.5 hours
Distance: 4 miles
Grading: Medium
Start: Coniston Boat Landings
Disembark: Sunny Bank

An outstanding walk that meanders up to this very enchanting tarn, then descends with the most stunning views of Coniston Water, to finish at the Lake Bank jetty. Depart from Coniston Boat Landings, disembark at Sunny Bank jetty.

This walk is published by Lakeland Leisure Walks and is sold in a handy pack of five lakeshore walks for £2.50 on board our launches, at most Tourist Information Centres or on their website.

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  • Coniston The English Lake District World Heritage Site