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Catbells Lakeland Walk

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Address: Keswick, England
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Excellent walk.

Great for a first walk in the lakes. This walk has everything. Great views, a little scramble to make it more interesting for the kids. Recommend a walk back through Manesty woods.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great for a first walk in the lakes. This walk has everything. Great views, a little scramble to make it more interesting for the kids. Recommend a walk back through Manesty woods.

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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well worth a visit no matter what season. However, it is a very popular spot and can often be busy even on a dull February day but it is worth it for the magnificent views across Derwentwater to Blencathra, Skiddaw, the Ullswater range and behind to the Newlands Valley and beyond. A good 360 degree vista of lakeland joy. A... More 

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the most rewarding walks for beginners. We have taken grandchildren aged 4 and6 an they managed well. If the approach is made from Little town you have the added interest of looking for Mrs Tiggiewinkle. Beatrix Potters book is set here.It is possible to catch the boat across Derwentwater to Keswick below Catbells and spend some time there.... More 

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Borehamwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 18 year old son and I walked from Manesty up the heights of Catbells. We were lucky with the weather as it was sunny ; so a fantastic panoramic view from the top, well worth the ache on my legs! Once at the top there is a fun scramble down some rocky parts but what was good to see,... More 

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oswestry, england
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent walk, steep to start, then great views from the top of the lake as you go along the ridge. Parking on the opposite side of the lake, and you can walk back down a different way

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parked at Skelgill car park, although many people were walking in from town. To find car park, take A66 from Keswick towards Cockermouth. Turn left towards Portinscale, drive through towards Grange and you'll see a sign to Skelgill on a bend just after footpath to Hawkeshead Outdoor. Turn right. The path starts straight up hill at entrance to car park.... More 

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful places . Situated very cool.Beautiful landscapes .Rest relax fun.I recommend to all .I will return there for sure :) :) :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 2nd time we have climbed Catbells and it was just as amazing as the first! On this occasion we came with our 9 year old daughter who has a love for hill & fell climbing. She was truly amazed by the 360 degree views which are truly breathtaking. It is by no means an 'easy' climb and... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking the CatBells and its surrounds is like enjoying the Lake District in miniature. Easy access and parking areas with stopping off places for coffee and snacks. Choices of low level or higher peak walking, views to die for and an easy drop down to Derwent Water.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful way to experience a non too difficult walk with extensive views right along Derwent Water across to Borrowdale Valley. Plenty of access points to this walk and you can make it part of a circular hike around the lake for your return to Keswick ! Allow 2 - 4 hours.

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