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Catbells Lakeland Walk

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Address: Keswick, England
Activities: Walking

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Great views over Derwentwater

This perennial favourite is walked by the young and not-so-young. Though I wouldn't agree with Wainwright that it is ALWAYS a benign place to hike, generally it should hold few... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Walking along the ridge and seeing the views makes the climb worthwhile. You need to be reasonably fit. It's not for pussycats!

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This perennial favourite is walked by the young and not-so-young. Though I wouldn't agree with Wainwright that it is ALWAYS a benign place to hike, generally it should hold few terrors. I mention this because on one particular day when we walked it, the wind was so strong that we had to negotiate the top on all-fours. Surprisingly, within 20... More 

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Hike was a grey combination of scenery and adventure. We continued a ways past the second summit then turned around and It took around 3 hours. Scrambles were fun and safe- saw people of all age and fitness levels and climbing to the top for the very rewarding views. Also a great picnic spot!

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We started walk from jetty number 4 on Derwentwater, went up the quieter path and then down the busier normal upwards path.

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Germany
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Great trip with a great view! Is is very nice getting the viewpoints and exploring the nature. It is not easy to climb this mountain compared to other Lake District walks, but it is worth doing it.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A nice hike and wonderful scenery. We very much enjoyed it. There are some areas where it's steep but overall it was not a difficult hike. There were quite a few people on the trail the day we were there but it didn't detract from the experience.

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Ellesmere, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

the trip across the lake to start & finish is lovely. It seems a long way, but it is easily achievable. Great views - a definite must!

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

something for the children and beginners but still to be taken seriously as weather can change very quickly. Also need to be aware of old shafts and some slippy steep descents.

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Long Island City, New York
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is often discussed as an easy hike, but depending on your approach, it can be a bit strenuous. I stopped to "admire the view" in a few places for a few minutes. But it was absolutely worth it. Highly recommended!

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Hull
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Absolutely loved this walk. We parked at Hawse End. It was immediately up hill and quite hard going from the off but the surroundings were lovely. There is more than one summit so my original excitement at getting to the top was soon dampened. I didn't care though, the whole walk was fab. Will go down as one of our... More 

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Address: Keswick, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick

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