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All reviews the river lovely walk steep climb stunning views well worth the effort national trust car park well worth a visit short walk be careful slate quarry rainy day zig zag path walking boots coming back wings bit crag
We enjoyed a late afternoon walk from Rosthwaite to Castle Crag.
Very picturesque from the top, definitely worth the hike up after walking through the nearby villages. The caves are fun to look at along the way. Likewise the steppingstones on the river are fun...More
Had a lovely walk in beautiful surrounding and with great views. The colours of the trees were wonderful, and the damp weather didn’t spoil the enjoyment. The first part of the walk is alongside the river, which was crystal clear. A good walk for any...More
My wife and I climbed Castle Crag 14th September 2018. Quite a windy day but a small mountain to climb so easy for most people of reasonable fitness to do. As we neared the summit, there was a five foot wall to climb over with...More
The smallest Wainwright walk. Included in his work, Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells. It is very steep in places and includes a lot of loose slate so you need to be careful. The views are spectacular though. There is also a small WWI monument...More
Castle Crag was one of Wainright's favourite low fells. Situated in the Jaws of Borrowdale, just above the village of Grange, you have a commanding view to the north over Derwentwater from the summit. It is a short, but stiff climb up, and there is...More
Approaching the base of this climb you could imagine it was something out of Lord of the Rings. Not a challenging climb but fascinating on the way up and a fabulous view of Borrowdale from the top. Well worth the effort.
Borger Dalr Geology Walk, Borrowdale
We did quite a bit of research regarding different walks that we can do in Lake District. We found a lot but picked this one in Borrowdale as it is categorised as “moderate” at 3-hour, 6.4 km walk. We indeed...More
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I'm not allowed to give you a web site but type in wainwright routes as a web address and it should come up. It gives a full description of the route. No need for a map. I started at Grange and it was easy to follow the... More
I'm not allowed to give you a web site but type in wainwright routes as a web address and it should come up. It gives a full description of the route. No need for a map. I started at Grange and it was easy to follow the route. Enjoy