A lovely little walk to Scale Force.


Date: 10th September 2014 Ascent (m/ft): 200m (656ft)
  Start Location: Buttermere Highest Point: Scales Fell (200m/656ft)
  Time Started: 10:35 Parking: National Trust Car Park in Buttermere
  Duration: 3 Hours 10 Minutes Weather: Sunny

8.6km (5.34 Miles)

Difficulty: Easy
Buttermere - Lakeshore - Scale Bridge - Scale Force - Crummock Water - Scale Bridge - Buttermere

High Snockrigg and Robinson from Buttermere.

The view down the lake to Fleetwith Pike.

And towards the left, in the direction of Robinson.

The North Western Fells looking beautiful in the sunshine. The highest fell over there being Grasmoor.


The North Western Fells from Buttermere Dubs.

Low Fell at the end of Crummock Water.

Back along the path towards High Snockrigg and Fleetwith Pike.

Crummock Water flanked by the steep slopes of Mellbreak and Grasmoor.

Grasmoor, Rannderdale Knotts and Whiteless Pike.

One of my favourite waterfalls; Scale Force.


Some of the ruins of the Medieval Sheiling Settlement along Scale Beck.

The path back to Buttermere.

A final sunlit view of High Snockrigg.