Devoke Water - Lake District Walk

Sunday 21st September 2014

No trip to Eskdale is complete without doing one of our favourite walks around Devoke Water.

Start: Birker Fell Road (SD 1796 9792)

Route: Birker Fell Road - Rough Crag - Water Crag - Devoke Water - Birker Fell Road

Distance: 3 miles     Ascent: 145 metres      Time Taken: 3 hours

Terrain: Clear tracks

Weather: Warm

Pub Visited: Brook House Inn, Boot    Ale Drunk: Timothy Taylor's Landlord

Route Map >>


Harter Fell

Looking across to Harter Fell from our parking spot on the Birker Fell Road.


As we climb Rough Crag the top of Scafell remains lost in the cloud.

Rough Crag

As ever we lingered for a while at Rough Crag's summit.

Brantrake Crags

Looking across Brantrake Crags towards the coast.

Seat How

Seat How from Water Crag.

Rough Crag

Looking back to Rough Crag from Water Crag.

Muncaster fell

Whin Rigg and Illgill Head seen across Muncaster Fell.

Linbeck Gill

A highly saturated (for me) shot of the falls on Linbeck Gill.

Devoke Water

We had set off in the afternoon in the hope of catching the evening sun on Devoke Water.

Rough Crag

Rough Crag across Devoke Water.

Boat House

The Boat House was catching the evening sun just as I had hoped.

Boat House

A final shot of the Boat House before we head back to the tent in time for a meal and the quiz in the Brook House Inn.


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