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Alcock Tarn, Grasmere

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Mountain · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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  • We have been walking the lakes for years and Alcock remains our favourite. It has everything - strenuous approach, tarn at the top, amazing views of Grasmere and a meandering dismount! Just perfect...  more »
  • We walked to the top of the tarn in stages as it is quite steep. The views of Grasmere, Rydal and beyond were amazing! Well worth the effort. We had no problem making our way down again. Sturdy...  more »
  • Brilliant location and beautiful scenery
  • Beautiful little tarn not far from Grasmere. Nice rest stop up to Heron Pike.

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