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Panoramic Views

Cat Bells is one of the most popular walks in the Lake District giving panoramic views of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bob19872018
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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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Great views

I'm not really sure how you review a mountain or a walk! However, the walk is advertised as easy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Emma C
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cat Bells is one of the most popular walks in the Lake District giving panoramic views of Derwentwater Lake & Keswick Town. It can be strenuous but if reasonably active can manage it. Park at the bottom we prefer to walk up the valley to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not really sure how you review a mountain or a walk! However, the walk is advertised as easy, something your 8 year old or your 80 year old granny can do. The walk is not easy, but it is certainly manageable. There are a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Emma C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The route for this fell is easy to follow, it’s a popular area so extremely unlikely to get lost. It is steep in some areas but nothing ridiculous. You do have to scramble to reach the summit but the view makes it worth it. There...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for a scenic walk, plenty of parking nearby with lots of walking routes to choose from, only tip would be to pack essentials if your out for a while!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Catbells is a superb little mountain. Although it's not as high as larger fells its a great fell to walk up if your visiting the area for the first time. It has bits of scrambling,false summits and all the things that make mountain walking such...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

Great walk when we added it to the Derwent Loop. Its certainly easier to climb from the South side than the North.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank parsy72
Reviewed February 11, 2019

Great walk, took 8 year old and 10 year old who loved the scrambling near the top, can do a circular walk back to the car palked on the road away from double yellows.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

Worth doing if you are fit. You can get the boat to the Lodore Hotel and then walk to Cat Bells and if you continue back towards Keswick you can finish with another boat ride back.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bobbyclog
Reviewed February 9, 2019

Lovely way to spend Christmas eve with the family by getting out in the cold and sunshine to enjoy the fantastic scenery everywhere you look. Definitely not to be missed if you're staying in the Keswick area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Helenlovescakes
Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

well the weather said yellow warning and yes we should have listened lol.lots of snow and minus 6 but great walk slippery i. places but the view made up for it what a lovely place over looking the derwent great day will be going back...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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gemmastar77
March 19, 2019|
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Response from bob19872018 | Reviewed this property |
Yes will be fine. There are some areas where you have to clamber up rocks but this adds to the adventure for children. Wonderful views over Keswick & the Lake. The family will love it.
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Andy L
February 21, 2019|
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Response from Edward1951S | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know the postcode but if you’re looking for something to put in the satnav use Skelgill
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aitchbea1
February 8, 2019|
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Hi . I did Catbells yesterday. There were lots of dogs there, a few terrier types. There's a couple of fairly tricky rocky scrambles to the top that the dogs seemed to find easy. I'd say you'd need to let him off the lead on... More
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