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Catbells Lakeland Walk

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Address: Keswick, England
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Stunning views

We walked from Keswick. Quite a long walk and quite steep in places - especially towards the top. Once there views are stunning across Derwent Water. There are slightly easier... read more

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Michelle O
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Deeside, United Kingdom
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Deeside, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We walked from Keswick. Quite a long walk and quite steep in places - especially towards the top. Once there views are stunning across Derwent Water. There are slightly easier paths to come back down but these can be tricky - decent footwear needed.

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Gosforth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Walked from Keswick down to the foot of. Cat Bells, as the weather was glorious sunshine we switched our lakeside walk to Cat bells. Relatively easy walk up skelgill bank, and then up cat bells. Stunning views, with a clear day you can see such a long way. We decided to continue up to maiden moor and high spy. Again... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In comparison to the surrounding hills in the lake district, this is a relatively easy walk for people of most abilities. It is short and has a splendid view. It does get fairly busy, with some queuing at times.

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Thank Broccochic
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful hike with amazing panoramic views of the lake which just get better the higher you climb. Average to moderate hike which gets a bit steep at the summit. We are not seasoned hikers and we made it with no problems.

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Thank Amy B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an excellent introduction to Lake District Walking. Best way to do this is by getting the boat across Derwent Water and starting from the jetty. Fantastic views and a relatively easy walk with some easy scrambling to keep the kids amused.

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Thank kazandbazza
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You can access cat bells via the boat from Keswick at hawes end and then walk from there . It still is quite a hard walk despite what wainwright said for the non climbers but well worth it with some fantastic views

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Thank mark m
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Started in Keswick, got the boat to the start of the walk. A bit of a challenge in parts, with a scramble near the top. Good fun and the views of the lake are fabulous

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Thank Sally L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Of all the fells I've walked this is one of my favourites, steep to start with but once past the scramble it does level out a bit. One thing I do like is the path is very easy to follow and goes straight up the front, none of this walking without seeing anything till the top. The views are amazing... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a super day going up catbells, took us roughly 3 hours start to finish at a slow pace with a picnic lunch. There is a bit of scrambling but the children found it adventurous! We went straight up then weaved down, walking on a lower path near the road back to the car. A farmer allows you to pay... More 

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Los Altos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed this hike. It's steep in parts but the path is good and easy to follow. The views from the top are spectacular. The only downside was that there were massive swarms of flies or gnats at the top which really bothered people.

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