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Catbells Lakeland Walk

Keswick, England
+44 1229 587232
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Good views and modest climb

Do this on a sunny day and enjoy the view. Get there from Keswick by launch to avoid parking... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mountains for beginners

An excellent scenic walk/scramble with outstanding views of Keswick and Derwent water. Allow 2-3... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Do this on a sunny day and enjoy the view. Get there from Keswick by launch to avoid parking problems - or use bus. Note that boat fare is a large proportion of the round trip fare, so maybe do that also. Take stout boots...More

Thank worrab69
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An excellent scenic walk/scramble with outstanding views of Keswick and Derwent water. Allow 2-3 hours and where good walking boots. Not too hard but you get a great sense of achievement 😀

Thank sconnyla
Reviewed 5 days ago

awesome place !! well worth the walk for the views and countryside. Steep walking and slippy but ok with right gear

Thank andysealey
Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed Catbells after family recommended a climb that would not be too arduous. They were right - this is just about right for our amateur efforts at a longer walk. Parking was easy on the roads at the start of the climb. We were...More

Thank Billy B
Reviewed 6 days ago

I got walkers boat from Keswick across the lake early in the morning, climbed Catbells and returned on the boat the other end. The views from Catbells are lovely, looking back towards Keswick or the fells beyond.

Thank Robbobtun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a busy spot..a little challenging when the wind is up but enjoyable as you could rest to eat youre picnic but watch out for dogs coming up and nabbing it first .

Thank donna m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a boat trip across to see The Lodore Falls & Hotel, did a bit of climbing, little wet but fairley descent weather for the time of year.

Thank Adrian W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Catbells is a very popular walk for all age groups and when you reach the summit you get a great sense of achievement . We did it last Sunday and the weather was superb you have great views of the surrounding area overlooking the Derwent...More

Thank dunks115
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

40 odd years since I last walked in the Lakes so this was a good start. Not at all difficult but as with all hills it is steep in places. Wear proper walking boots for safety. Lovely views at the top Beware it gets very...More

Thank ChilternRugby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked up Catbells after driving to near Hawes End. Not one of the higher hills and doesn’t take very long but you are rewarded with wonderful views on all sides. The climb is a little steep and rocky in a couple of places but all...More

Thank Ian B
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5 August 2017|
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Response from TravelingSequimers | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the 3.5 year old to be honest. You will probably need to carry him or her for a lot of it. If you're ok with that, then go for it. I did a lot with my kids in Colorado many years ago. They were better on... More
Sam C
26 July 2017|
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Response from Jim T | Reviewed this property |
It takes about 3 hours. Another nice trek with a lovely view of the lake on the Keswick side that is not too strenuous is Latrigg. You can drive up to a car park and then take a short trek to Latrigg. If you want more of a... More
Nicola D
23 January 2017|
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Response from gjlzy | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry I've only just replied I've been busy. The actual walk up Cat Bells took roughly two hours. That's with a 10 & 7 yo. We took a boat from derwent water and a another back, so the whole trip was a good mornings... More