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Catbells Lakeland Walk

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Address: Keswick, England
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A good walk for all the family

This walk can be tackled by most folk don't rush up there take you time the panoramas from up there are truly marvellous. Just make sure you have food and drink with you put the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Wigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This walk can be tackled by most folk don't rush up there take you time the panoramas from up there are truly marvellous. Just make sure you have food and drink with you put the right footwear on and take a rain coat the weather in the lakes can change in minutes.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a short but very steep ascent but every step was well worth it when you got to the top and admired the stunning views below.

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Thank Bronagh1987
Chester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wanted an easy walk with the opportunity to use our crampons in the snow. I had suffered with the flu the week before and this was manageable with a few coughs on the way up. Once at the top we couldn't resist continuing to High Spy and looped back round. Ended up racing the sunset trying to get off the... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My kids and brothers family's came and we had a great day walking up cat bells weather was great and everyone enjoyed themselves but a little tired

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Thank Anthony J
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The steep ascent on this walk is well worth it. Amazing views over the Lake and towards Keswick even in bad weather we went up in. Parking in the area is easy with several parking areas along the lanes, there's no trouble getting here even after the extreme weather from December. The bits of rock on the climb help make... More 

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Thank Cameron H
Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even on a wet and very windy day in jan this walk was beautiful. Walk from Portinscale to bottom of cat bells and either walk back along lake shore or in spring catch the launch, pending repairs having been completed on the jettys post storm desmond

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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Catbells is a walk that can be as short or long as you choose to make it. I used to take my children on this walk 20 years ago and we never get tired of going back. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels. I have fond memories of this walk and feel sure I will continue to walk it's... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Completed this breathtaking walk some years ago actually. We have just returned from staying in Swinside Inn which is directly opposite Catbells with wonderful views. We intended doing this walk again but were prevented from doing so by the dreadful weather (Jonas) Maybe next time.

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Thank janelledarwen
Consett, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite steep to start off but well worth it, great all-round views and lunch or tea at The Swinside Inn is highly recommended !!!

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Thank Tracey L
St Helens, United Kingdom
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375 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a spectacular view of Derwentwater, if you choose to climb to the summit of Catbells on your trek along the river side. On our walk it was absolutely lashing down. HOWEVER, with the right gear and mentality then it can be a wonderful walk (and the views from the summit) are a treat to behold. I loved it, my... More 

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