Total steps: 7
Total steps: 7
Near Sawrey, grid ref: SD370956
Turn right at Anvil Cottage and walk past the cottages and houses along Stoney Lane.
Follow the lane uphill, out of the village.
Walk through the gate, following signs for Claife Heights and Moss Eccles Tarn.
Reach Moss Eccles Tarn, which is on the left.
Retrace your steps, until you reach a fork in the path. Take the left-hand fork towards Far Sawrey.
Arrive at Far Sawrey, passing the Cuckoo Brow Inn on your left. Turn down the lane on your right towards St Peters Church, signposted Near Sawrey and Hill Top.
Pass through the farmyard, and continue walking by the white cottages. Before you reach the church, turn right onto the footpath, signposted for Near Sawrey. Walk through the fields, crossing Wilfin Beck. Follow the footpath back into Near Sawrey village.
Near Sawrey, grid ref: SD370955
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