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Catbells Lakeland Walk

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Address: Keswick, England
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Deceptively tricky little fell

Lovely walk with breath-taking views. Quite a climb although it is suggested as a family walk. Be careful! The ground is quite uneven and I fell and cut my head.

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welshciderapples
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely walk with breath-taking views. Quite a climb although it is suggested as a family walk. Be careful! The ground is quite uneven and I fell and cut my head.

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Skegness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The walk from Lake to cat bells is a beautiful walk and one that is well worth doing. It's all fairly easy to do as long as you have the correct footwear and a water proof for just in case!!!

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North Yorkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Iconic lakeland walk. Very popular but a special place Superb views of the lakeland fells and Derwentwater plus Keswick and beyond

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have always wanted to walk/ climb this and I was not disappointed. It is challenging in places and you will need to be reasonably fit and agile. It's a very steep ascent to around 1500 ft at the summit but the you will have stunning views of Derwent Water and Skiddaw to the north. Coming down is a challenge... More 

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Did part of this route on the way back from climbing Cat Bells, the scenery is lovely and the walk is easy going. I'd recommend giving this walk a go if you're not inclined to walking the fells.

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Deeside, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago 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 4 days ago 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 6 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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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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