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Easy safe walk from Grasmere. Great views

Easy safe walk from Grasmere. Great views over Central Fells. Best combined with walks to Great... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
hem0116
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Wow the view

We actually visited the 'Beer guzzler festival' which was very rainy but hey ho! The next day was... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Elanios
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Teesside
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Easy safe walk from Grasmere. Great views over Central Fells. Best combined with walks to Great Rigg or Heron Pike

Thank hem0116
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Stone Arthur often over looked, as Dollywagon Pike and Fairfield are higher and up the same path. Once you have been up Stone Arthur you have to come down this fell to go on to another, There is NO ridge walk to the next fell..It's...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We actually visited the 'Beer guzzler festival' which was very rainy but hey ho! The next day was sunny and bright which is why this walk was chosen for 'ease' and beauty. The steep climb is worth the stunning views .. And I can see...More

Thank Elanios
Reviewed 3 September 2016

a good stiff steep walk up but if you have time carry on up fairfield to complete the fairfield horseshoe a great circular walk 5.5-6 hours round but worth ever step

Thank patrick186342
Reviewed 5 May 2016

A 45 minute walk up a clear steep path, mostly steps and stone. Carry on to Great Rigg and Fairfield or just stop for the magical view over Grasmere to the Pikes, Bowfell, Coniston (I could see Wildcat Island), Windermere and northwards to Helvellyn.

Thank TimBlx
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Not particularly a walk in itself but as part of the route from Heron Pike, and great rigg, great views can be seen from stone Arthur as dropping into Grasmere for a hot toddy before returning back to Rydal

Thank Ktulu1
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We wouldn't recommend Stone Arthur as a destination in its own right. In our opinion, it's a point of interest to be combined as part of a longer walk. We took the path up from behind the Swan Hotel on A591 and then followed the...More

1  Thank mikeedeedee
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Best climb is direct from Grasmere, following the path the zig-zags steeply up the hillside above the small housing estate behind The Swan hotel. The 'top' is hard to define, the highest of several rocky outcrops on this slope which is really a spur from...More

Thank Kernowcouple94
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Go up from the Swan Hotel and follow the easy and well marked path, a steepish climb with good views; you can continue past Stone Arthur up to Great Rigg on the Fairfield Horseshoe and then up to Fairfield. The return journey down to Mill...More

Thank willaim c
Reviewed 12 May 2015

It's a Wainwright so worth a visit. Steep climb to start but stop and enjoy the views. Make sure weather forecast is good top is easily hidden on a bad day.

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