Loughrigg Tarn

Location : Grasmere
Grid Ref : NY 344043
Altitude 310 ft, depth 39 ft


Loughrigg Tarn from Ivy Crag.

This is a tarn of outstanding beauty – being almost circular in form, with striking views north-west towards the Langdale Pikes, and with a variety of aquatic plants around its margins. Wordsworth described it as being a ‘most beautiful example’.


Photos by Tony Richards