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Not great for parking so maybe walk in. I found it quite challenging but enjoyable. There are two... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lynne m
Manchester, United Kingdom
Late Autum Hike

Set off from Portinscale about 9.45, I had a route printed out off the web. It seemed as it would... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bolton, United Kingdom
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If you take the walk head on it requires quite a bit of steep walking and occasional scrambles. However it's only for around 15 mins then at the top the views are as lovely as people state. Continues on for a couple of miles then...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ste236
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not great for parking so maybe walk in. I found it quite challenging but enjoyable. There are two scrambles but well worth the stunning views when you reach the top

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lynne m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set off from Portinscale about 9.45, I had a route printed out off the web. It seemed as it would be a fairly straight forward walk as we are relatively inexperienced mature walkers, I must say my wife was expecting a gentle walk round the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kph41oakbolton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have done a few of Wainwrights Walks, but this is by far the most beautiful. Not too difficult but the views from any part of the mountain are to die for.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tony A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Getting out to enjoy the extraordinary Lake District vistas is SO rewarding. It's no wonder that thousands and thousands of people come here. Impossible to overstate the natural beauty. Ten stars.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JoeNathan9249
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great walk, especially if you are based in Keswick. I've been doing this walk since I was a kid in the 1970s. We tend to get the bus to the start and get the launch back as a treat. It can be strenuous in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank horsforthhe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first attempted this walk in March but woke up to snow and very high winds so it was postponed until our recent visit. We were blessed with wonderful weather so off we went! It is a wonderful walk and the views are breath taking....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Pilky1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ha! We read about this hike before our trip. The articles made it sound fairly easy, just a 2 tough areas at beginning and end. This 58 year old female and her 66 year old male partner beg to differ. Though I workout about 3...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank LCinJC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our accommodation advised a walk up Catbells stating it was a moderate but unmissable walk. We all had suitable footwear for a serious climb and so it proved to be. Amazing views which just got better and better as we climbed to the summit. Our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Colin M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The climb up from Brandlehow has the best views in my opinion. Stop frequently (like you're not going to!) and just take in the gorgeous views across Derwentwater; plus you can tell your fellow travellers you're not exhausted you're just soaking up the ambience!

Date of experience: October 2018
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November 18, 2018|
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Response from Sue B | Reviewed this property |
We noticed other people with dogs and yours sounds really fit but pugs do have short legs so I'm not sure he'd cope with the scramble BUT it is a very special walk. Sorry I can't be more definite.
Mary C
August 16, 2018|
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Response from Tony H | Reviewed this property |
Two options really 1. Use the loos in the car park at Glenridding and hold on 2. Find a sheltered spot, squat and go there Set aside your modesty it really isn’t an issue You’ll be fine 👍🏻
May 27, 2018|
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Response from MarshaPSt_Paul | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes, you can choose to go as far as you want. If you arrive there by boat, you can get on the next boat that arrives in about an hour and continue on the boat ride. You can get off at any of the spots and back on again... More