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Great spot for a scenic walk, plenty of parking nearby with lots of walking routes to choose from... read more

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Spectacular views over Derwent water and towards the Newlands valley

Catbells is a superb little mountain. Although it's not as high as larger fells its a great fell to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Happiness800134
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All reviews great walk high spy hawes end maiden moor well worth the effort stunning views easy climb worth the climb dale head views of derwent water family walk lake district take your time enjoyable walk rock climbing sunny day car park
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Reviewed yesterday 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 6 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Thank HeroTransformations
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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
Thank Ian T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bit wet and misty at times but that takes nothing away from how beautiful this part of the world is, Catbells looks magnificent, the walk is well laid out.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can be tackled from various starting points. Has arguably the best views looking up and down Derwent water from a height. Watching the Ferry boat making its way in and out of the ports of call around the lake is theraputic whilst having a picnic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 12bella
Reviewed January 12, 2019

The walk up Catbells is relatively easy, but there are some scramble sections. The view of the lake and Keswick from the top is absolutely classic and, even on a poor day, a very pleasant sight. The day we ascended there were several families with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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aitchbea1
February 8, 2019|
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Response from Janet C |
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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aitchbea1
February 8, 2019|
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Response from MarcW801 | Reviewed this property |
I saw many people with dogs when I was there, so yes I would say it is suitable.
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Johvava
November 18, 2018|
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Response from ShropshireChez_43 | Reviewed this property |
Well I’d probably say you’d struggle up the rocks with a dog as you have to try and climb up at the end. Up to you though I’m sure people do it with pets but not easy to get to the top. Beautiful scenery worth the climb.
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