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“Wrynose Pass”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Wrynose Pass

Wrynose Pass
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$197.99*
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Private Tour of the Lake District from Windermere
Ranked #1 of 7 things to do in Eskdale
Certificate of Excellence
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Wrynose Pass”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2013

Be warned it's a narrow road, very steep (1 in 4), take your time though and look ahead to give way to other drivers, absolutely superb scenery, well worth the trip

Visited May 2013
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South shields
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Spectacular”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2013

We drove over wrynose pass and hardnot, on our way home from boot. Not for the faint hearted, but, the most beautiful scenery in the world!!! The road needs some attention as parts are really breaking up, but you don't expect anything else because of where it is.

Visited May 2013
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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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“Use in an Emergency only”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2013

Have been driving since Adam was a lad but the last drive on this pass will be the last. My new little automatic struggled with the severe gradients but coped well enough BUT for the numerous crazy modern 4x4 drivers assuming that coming downhill had right of way over those coming uphill. Maybe they can't reverse uphill. I'd rather drive around the pass than go up again.

Visited April 2013
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UK
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90 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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“Hair- raising drive”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2013

This is a great drive for anyone who loves driving and wants beautiful views. Certainly not for the faint hearted and I recommend continuing to do the HardKnott pass as well .

Visited April 2013
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Haworth, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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“A Touch of Snow on the Tops”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2013

This tortous road is not for the faint hearted.
The Wrynose and Harknott passes are to me the essence of the Lake District, with wonderful views of this icinic landscape.
The road is single track with passign places and at soem points extremely steep and winding. Be prepared to give way to other vehicles and if there is space, pull off the road, get out of the car and enjoy the spectacular views.
Snow o nthe tops added to the pleasure of our visit in March and with every cvhange of season, the Lakes show a different facet of their beauty.

Visited March 2013
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