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Lovely flat walk accessible for the disabled.

A lovely flat work accessible for the disabled. There is a lot of work going on to repair the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ermintrudebulley
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South Shields, United Kingdom
Terrible Damage

Set out from the Keswick hotel but after about a mile and a half unable to get across the river... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2019
karylaig
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Fairlie, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly this path is closed completely now for remedial works.It was our plan B as it was raining. Tourist information had only been advised that day. Normally a lovely walk back over Latrice into Keswick.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely flat work accessible for the disabled. There is a lot of work going on to repair the bridges etc that were damaged in the floods of 2015. Still, the scenery is stunning. Great for dogs too.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ermintrudebulley
Reviewed July 6, 2019

Set out from the Keswick hotel but after about a mile and a half unable to get across the river Greta due to the bridge having been washed away in the storms of 4 years ago. Hopefully by our next visit the bridge may have...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank karylaig
Reviewed June 29, 2019 via mobile

Flat , pleasant walk. First diversion was easy to find, but could not find the last one. Still a good walk

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank FranBerks
Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

A lovely place to visit. Real old type town with lots of little quaint shops to visit. Can walk to the lakes and wander round. Can also do boat trips on the lake.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank K3375CFracheld
Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

This is a brilliant walk along a disused railway track. We walked out this way to climb Latrigg. However, due to damage to a bridge we had to leave the rail track earlier than planned and take an alternative route. This was ok...but the original...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank HarryRoberts24
Reviewed April 2, 2019

Easy walk along the old railway line. You have to return along the same route or alternatively veer off and hike up the rear of Latrigg. This walk is more strenuous and the path is very uneven in places.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank triciap123
Reviewed February 13, 2019

I am sure it used to be nice when the locals kept it quiet but now due to its flat terrain it is over run with joggers, dog walkers and young families with fat kids on pushbikes going at 1 mph.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Karen B
Reviewed January 16, 2019

One of the old bridges was swept away by floods a couple of years ago and funds are being raised to build a new one. It is still a lovely relaxed walk if you have an hour to spare and takes you from Fitz Park...More

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

This railway path out to Trelkeld is lovely for walking or cycling. Most of it is quite flat and easy. There is one section where you go over a closed tunnel. However a long section in the middle is not currently accessible (and wont be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from K31thw | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, the path is not paved. The good news is that it should be OK for a bike with stabilisers. The path is both flat and even and the surface is well compacted with occasional stretches of gravel. My wife's mobility... More
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SunshineLL22
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Response from Andrew G | Reviewed this property |
Right next to Keswick hotel
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July 12, 2016|
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Response from artsman | Reviewed this property |
They haven't repaired all the bridges but that impacts on all of us who want to use the path.
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