Devoke Water Circuit

Sat 4 May 2002

Route: Birker Fell road - Rough Crag - Water Crag - Devoke Water - White Pike - Yoadcastle - Woodend Height - Devoke Water - Seat How - Birker Fell road

Distance: 5.50 miles

Ascent: 1,450ft

Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

With: Anne


Warm, light winds, sunshine but cloud building from the north, we were caught by a heavy rain shower on our return to the car from Seat How.

A. Wainwright's 'The Devoke Water Circuit' walk in his book 'The Outlying Fells of Lakeland' [page 144].

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Seat How with Yoadcastle in the distance from the fell road

Great Gable, Scafell, Esk Pike and Bowfell from Rough Crag summit

Crook Crag and Green Crag with Harter Fell, Eskdale behind from Rough Crag summit

Devoke Water and Yoadcastle from Rough Crag

Heading to Water Crag from Rough Crag

Looking back to Rough Crag and a panorama of the southern central Lakes from the route to Water Crag

The high fells from Water Crag summit

Seat How and Devoke Water

Devoke Water

Devoke Water, Water Crag and Rough Crag from the climb up White Pike

Woodend Height and Yoadcastle from White Pike summit

Hesk Fell with Caw behind (centre) from Yoadcastle summit

360 Panorama from Yoadcastle summit

Whitfell and Stainton Pike from Yoadcastle

Yoadcastle with Whitfell behind and Stainton Pike right from Woodend Height

Looking down on Devoke Water from Woodend Height as the clouds darken

The boathouse, Devoke Water

Devoke Water under a dark sky

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