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Address: Grasmere, Grasmere, England

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Christmas Walk.

This is a nice walk through woods, the views are wonderful, you can return to Grassmere along different paths to the pub.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Widnes, United Kingdom
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Widnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice walk through woods, the views are wonderful, you can return to Grassmere along different paths to the pub.

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Tamworth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went via Far Easedale to the Lion and the Lamb. Lovely walk with great views and lots of Wainwright history. And still so close to fab tea shops!

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

we walked up helm crag and it was a lovely straight forward walk with such a picturesque view from the top of gibson point

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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Lovely walk with very steep climbing areas. View from the top is worth the effort. Visit the "lion and the lamb" and the "howitzer" - the areas of rock at the top of the hill - small hill but tricky and still has a wow factor.

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Children and adults alike will love this small mountain. It's a steep but quick climb with excellent views over grasmere and the surrounding fells. A real sense of achievement and costs nothing.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We walked all the way round the ridge via Easdale Tarn and Sargeant Man and Calf Crag. Very steep climb - not for the feint hearted!

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Adelaide, Sth Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

From Grasmere the walk leaves up Easedale Lane at the Nthn end of Grasmere village. Follow the trail, it's well sign posted. To make this easier spend a few pound on a walking map from a local shop. Back to the walk, it is challenging in places and a bit rocky but well worth the effort and view. Some tips... More 

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Bedlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Walked to top of Helm Crag easy route views stunning on top, clear sunny day, able to see windermere. Continued to Calf Crag long walk lost the path part way got into boggy ground - not the only walkers seeking directions. Came down the easdale gill steep and rocky in parts very hot in the valley. Take plenty of drinks... More 

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Swinton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Many different routes to go up so suitable for varying abilities. This year we opted for the straight up version which was tough as it was a very hot sunny day (yes these do happen in the Lakes) but boy was it worth it. The views from the top are amazing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Helm crag is easily accessible for active children, its quite steep in places but generally the path zigzags across the contours and doesn't take long to reach the summit also known as the Lion and the Lamb, its a good classic walk and can be done before dinner.

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