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This mountain is 100% worth the drive to the coast. There are two paths, one steeper but shorter... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Parked at the church at the bottom of black coomb ..walked up the road near a white house..up... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

This mountain is 100% worth the drive to the coast. There are two paths, one steeper but shorter, the other gentle but very long. We experienced the steep path without realizing! As a less well known mountain it is a wonderful experience due to only...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Parked at the church at the bottom of black coomb ..walked up the road near a white house..up towards the mountain stunning views from the top.. as you begin to walk up the steep windy paths etc its a great activity if your fit and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

There are several routes up Black Combe and it is popular with the locals,I have always walked up from the church. It is quite steep in parts but not that difficult, you can get nice views from the summit especially of the coast and the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Whie staying in nearby Broughton, bagging Wainwrights, Birketts & Synges is our thing so Black Combe, White Combe, White Hall Knotts, Greystones, Stoupdale Head & Raven's Crag were in order. Park in one of 3 spaces on Coney Fell Road near to Stoneside Hill and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Christopher J
Reviewed January 9, 2018

Black Combe is a fell for all the family. A lovely walk looking down a lovely valley. Easy walking for people used to the fells and the views up and down the coast are fabulous. Away from the beaten track, although tourists are beginning to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

a hidden gem just outside the lake district boundary that gives fantastic views but without the foot traffic. its easy to get to and find a path to walk up. its got all you would want in a mountain walk but like i say without...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

Really good walking country a must for those who want to get away from the road. Although many people had the same idea, weather was ideal and the walk took me 7 hours from start to finish. Hard going in places but the views are...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

We went up a couple of months ago. It was about right weather wise, it would be too hot in the summer. The views are lovely in both directions, either inland to the other mountains of the Lakes, or out across the sea. Not to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank KCar2017
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Well who would be a bit stiff after a day out with Pam. Yes this, almost a mountain, is a steep climb, but it is superbly located for great views.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank R0062
Reviewed May 8, 2017

I can't tell you how many times I've climbed Black Combe but its into 3 figures. On a sunny day you can't beat the views stretching from Stranraer to Holy Head. Great sea aspects and many of the fells too. It takes a good walker...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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November 25, 2018|
Response from 973sarahj | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response ..suppose it depends how fast you walk n climb and there are lots of different ways id say a good 2 and half hours roughly ..
October 24, 2017|
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Response from AshK207 | Reviewed this property |
Hi You can park your motor home at the Church in Whicham Valley for free. Plenty of space. Follow the footpath signs to the mountain and once on the mountain the path is very well worn all the way up. With an average pace... More