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Address: Grasmere, Grasmere, England

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wonderful walk regardless of weather

Helm Crag can be reached within an hours walking and is ideal for a morning or afternoon walk, alternatively its reatively easy to extend the walk and spend the day up on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Helm Crag can be reached within an hours walking and is ideal for a morning or afternoon walk, alternatively its reatively easy to extend the walk and spend the day up on the fells.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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47 attraction reviews
257 helpful votes 257 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The most convenient hike from Grasmere to a fell seems to be Helm Crag. It is not especially demanding, and the views from atop the summit, the "The Lion and the Lamb" is fantastic. Not to be missed.

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Yorkshire
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Well worth the efforts to walk up, stunning views. especially of travellers rest inn - good place to stop for lunch on a circular walk

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

After the huge breakfast at the Travellers Rest Inn a walk up Helm crag in the snow was just what the doctor ordered

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Manchester
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The start of the walk is off Easedale Road- opposite the bookshop in Grasmere and the first bit is paved road until you get to the stone walkway. There are signposts that mark the way but it is useful to have an idea of where you are going beforehand and as with all mountain walks proper clothing and footwear is... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Helm Crag at around 1,000 ft is a lovely climb and only 20 mins from The Red Lion Hotel to the start of the climb. From the top one can see most of the big Lakeland mountains ( as long as it's clear!) It is a relatively easy climb as long as you heed the mountain code

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Edinburgh
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37 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I have often driven, or been driven over Dunmail Raise and remember being told as a boy EVERY TIME that the rocks on the top resemble a lion and a lamb from certain angles. When we eventually climbed up it, I wasn't disappointed with the view, so I doubt you will be either.

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West Yorkshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This might be a fairly small fell but you get amazing views from the top and if you have the time, you can do a lovely ridge walk and then come back through the valley.

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

For every trekking fanatic, this should be the first place to visit. Even when the weather was not so good, it's was a pleasant and not demanding trip. During winter time strongly advise to be prepared for some more demanding conditions when it will be snowing and you do plan to have a trip over the summits

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Baildon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

If the sky is blue, then go up there and enjoy an amazing view from the top. My daughters really enjoyed it and I would recommend it:)

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