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Address: Braithwaite, Keswick, England
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The Central Fells were categorised by the ubiquitous Wainwright as the area between Keswick and Langdale, east of Borrowdale/Langstrath and west of Thirlmere/Dunmail Raise. (So... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Manchester
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Manchester
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The Central Fells were categorised by the ubiquitous Wainwright as the area between Keswick and Langdale, east of Borrowdale/Langstrath and west of Thirlmere/Dunmail Raise. (So not really Braithwaite, despite the address above). There are no big 3,000 footers amongst these fells (High Raise at 2,500 feet being the high point) but they are superb accessible hills crammed with some classic... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The whole area around Keswick and Derwentwater is delightful. The weather may be variable, but you must go prepared. The scenery is stunning and changes mood so frequently, Start off with a climb to Latrigg to get an overall view. Go out of season when there are less crowds.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Real ale selection super for a winters night with not too many visitors in the area and the food was simply first class.

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I suppose it depends what you count as Central Fells, but some of my favourite walks when based in Cockermouth are (1) park at Lanthwaite Green and go up Whiteside, then along the ridge to Hopegill Head and on to Grisedale Pike. From there I either come back over Grasmoor, drop down into Gasgale Gill, or just reverse course the... More 

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Workington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Full of interest, infinitely attractive - you can come back time and again and still not experience everything, and FREE!

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Gibraltar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Beautiful scenery. I think the best in the lakes. Easy accessibility. Stunning lakes. The boat ride on Derwent good and not overpriced. .getting off ad on when you want a bonus. Old or falls hotel for a cup if tea. Rather overpriced but a lovely seetin

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We have walked in this area a few times and as we become more familiar the more we like these fells. There are lots of paths so it is easy to find a walk of the length and style that suits your time and ability. The views are amazing from the top of the Coledale Horseshoe ---many other high fell... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The title is a quote from 17th century poet George Herbert's poem 'The Windows' used in a totally different context but so totally applicable to the Central Fells of the Lake District. Our visit was enhanced by magnificent weather but, if you want to forget the cares of the world, head for the hills and lose yourself in the grandeur... More 

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Garstang, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

There are so many great walks in the Lake District. As this attraction is shown as being at Braithwaite I'll mention the routes we did whilst staying at the Coledeale Inn. First was a short drive down to Buttermere, parking at Gatesgarth. Up Fleetwith Pike then down and on to Green Gable and Great Gable. Drop down into Ennerdale, past... More 

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

For many years I have walked in the Lakes. I particularly love the Central Fells. I am getting too old now to tackle the highest peaks, but can still comfortably do the likes of Haystacks (which I did on this occasion, to pay my respects to Alfred Wainwright).

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