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Alcock Tarn, Grasmere

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#8 of 19 in Things to do in Grasmere
Alcock Tarn is a lake in Cumbria, England. It is located high in the fells on Heron Pike, roughly a mile and a half east of Grasmere.
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  • This is quite a strenuous walk, but if I can manage it, anyone can! The views on the way up are stunning. The tarn itself is peaceful. If you carry on past the tarn you can descend by an alternative r...  more »
  • We were recommended this walk by a lovely lady we met walking the Rydal Water-Grasmere route with her elderly sheepdog. Started at the Swan Inn & made our way slowly, as it was a hit day, but steadily...  more »
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  • Brilliant location and beautiful scenery
  • Beautiful little tarn not far from Grasmere. Nice rest stop up to Heron Pike.
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