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Laughingbear
Wigan, UK786 contributions
The lakes can get really busy and too touristy at times. Patterdale can offer an escape from the crowds. There's a car park (fee payable) that cost about £4 for enough time to do the walk so we all parked there. Our group decided to go anti-clockwise round the walk and we are glad they did. I reckon that the peak is approx 2/3 of the way when choosing this direction and the views down the lake on the decent are pretty good too. It's not the easiest walk in the Lakes and there's a tiny amount of scrambling/climbing necessary. Happy to return here in sunnier months but glad we did the walk.
Written January 21, 2020
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AJJP1
Appleby-in-Westmorland, UK1,092 contributions
My first time up this fell today. Parked early at Sandwick and walked straight up to the top in about an hour and a quarter at a steady pace.
Sadly the weather deteriorated, so my objective of great photos towards Helvellyn didn’t come off. That’s the fells.
Then descended into Boredale .
Met some locals there that made all the mist fade from my mind.
A great area to see local deer.
3 hour round trip.
Much easier than walking up from Patterdale .
Written June 7, 2021
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sara c
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK22 contributions
Couples
lovely walk but quite a scramble if you head off piste from the main trail. I recommend calling into the campsite on the way into Glenridding. They have a great little tea room serving homemade cakes, ice cream, coffee & tea etc. Friendly service and a welcome break after this lovely hike
Written May 17, 2014
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938fjg
Ulverston, UK1,846 contributions
Couples
We did the circular route up from Patterdale via Boredale Hause and then on to High Dodd and back via Ullswater shore path.
Steep at times but worth it for the views over Ullswater.
Written April 22, 2018
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Smithythefish
Watford, UK536 contributions
Children aged 5, 8 and 10 plus two adults parked at the old white lion pub (£4 but refundable against anything if returning). We walked up and was surprised at how the youngest loved the incline and our daughter didn't do that face all girls of a certain age do. The views were stunning and we stopped for refuelling before the heavens opened on the decent and the winds picked up. Other walkers helped us on our way with a friendly wave or hello and words of encouragement. 3.5 hours of stunningly beautiful scenery and a real family bonding day to live long in the memory. A MUST DO for beginners such as ourselves, the hot chocolate at the 'lion' at the end was well earned by all!
Written October 30, 2013
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Andy mac
20 contributions
Family
This is a brill starter walk for budding young walkers our 5 and 7 year old took it on perfectly
Definitely worth a trip up
Written June 10, 2019
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Valiant81
Penrith, UK38 contributions
Solo
Parked at Patterdale and combined Place Fell and Beda Fell for a great days walking.

Great views of Ullswater and if you take the path on the Northern side by Ullswater as opposed to the main path, it’s very quiet.
Written October 21, 2018
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HWD1973
27 contributions
Solo
I ran up Place Fell from Patterdale this morning, reaching the summit at just after 7am and sat by the Trig Point. The view was amazing, the silence even more so. I was 2000ft up and alone. It was an amazing moment I savoured for a few minutes. An amazing break from the hustle and bustle of modern life. Admittedly, once I started my descent down the other side, I got a tad lost (note to all, bring a map, not an app) but eventually made my way home. Get here early and try and do it on a clear day.
(There is an element of very simple climbing involved, nothing much harder than some steep stairs though).
Written August 9, 2018
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Tamw0rth2
Tamworth, UK182 contributions
Friends
We followed a route published in the Pathfinder guide, "More Lake District Walks". The route to the top from Patterdale is hard work but the path is clear and made up. There is a rocky scramble at the top but rewarded by super views of surrounding fells. The way done is less clear but quite straight forward over moorland, a bit tedious, the final walk back to Patterdale is beside Ullswater, wonderful views of the Lake. It's a long walk back and can be a bit tedious at times due to rocky undulating path.
Written May 14, 2017
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Martin C
Leeds, UK116 contributions
Family
Steady climb up from Patterdale to bealach leads to sublime walk to summit with ever improving views. Easy descent to Ullswater, then an interesting shoreline trail leads to Howtown and a steamer ride to Glenridding finishes a perfect half day.
Written April 7, 2016
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