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Address: Grasmere, Grasmere, England

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A lovely small fell

This is one that you can tick off in a couple of house from a variety of routes, All of the steepish. I don't see the attraction in this. Instead, head up the valley to Far... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Steve M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one that you can tick off in a couple of house from a variety of routes, All of the steepish. I don't see the attraction in this. Instead, head up the valley to Far Easdale, ascend to the old county boundary remains of a fence. Turn right, stroll along the broad tops until you get to Helm Crag... More 

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Thank Steve M
Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a brilliant walk from Grasmere in glorious sunshine. A reasonably gentle climb from the village and easy paths to follow.

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Thank PhilHaworth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is very much worth the climb up from Grasmere below. Then a nice circular walk back round through Steel Fell, Calf Crag, Gibson Knott ...

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Thank FBF1982
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First walk of the year so picked a relatively easy route so the legs would not be suffering too much the next day. Set off from Grasmere carpark (£8.00 for over 4 hours, wow!!). Walked up Helms crag over to Calf Crag then looped back down the valley. The weather was cold but bright and we even got a little... More 

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Cheshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this walk took around 2-3hrs from start to finish. It is quite steep in place, but lots of opportunities to have a breather. The views from the peak are stunning. at the summit id the renowned Lion and The Lamb rock formation and the howitzer, managed to get to the top of both which was great. Park in Grasmere and... More 

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Widnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016

This is a nice walk through woods, the views are wonderful, you can return to Grassmere along different paths to the pub.

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Tamworth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

Went via Far Easedale to the Lion and the Lamb. Lovely walk with great views and lots of Wainwright history. And still so close to fab tea shops!

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Thank roserandom
Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

we walked up helm crag and it was a lovely straight forward walk with such a picturesque view from the top of gibson point

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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Lovely walk with very steep climbing areas. View from the top is worth the effort. Visit the "lion and the lamb" and the "howitzer" - the areas of rock at the top of the hill - small hill but tricky and still has a wow factor.

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Thank Elaine T
Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Children and adults alike will love this small mountain. It's a steep but quick climb with excellent views over grasmere and the surrounding fells. A real sense of achievement and costs nothing.

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