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Wonderful views, but top path is something of a rock climb!

We walking Cat Bells on a lovely sunny day. Half our group walked the Terrace, which is a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
andys286
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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great walk, great views

Can walk this from our cottage and can see it from the cottage at Stair Mill. If you cannot see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
martingduke
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Maldon, United Kingdom
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All reviews great walk high spy hawes end maiden moor well worth the effort fantastic views worth the climb easy climb dale head views of derwent water family walk lake district take your time sunny day car park rock climbing walking boots
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walking Cat Bells on a lovely sunny day. Half our group walked the Terrace, which is a relatively easy walk and still with awesome views. Half the group took the path over the top, which includes a section requiring a rock climb - lovely...More

Thank andys286
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can walk this from our cottage and can see it from the cottage at Stair Mill. If you cannot see the top, it means the weather is very bad!!

Thank martingduke
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The parking is a bit of a nightmare as it's busy so I would advise to get there early as there is not many spaces. Wear the correct walking shoes as it is slippy in parts. We saw people It's quite busy but we did...More

Thank fairynuff4313
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok not one of the hardest walks in the Lake District but one of the nicest with spectacular views over the surrounding area . You get a great sense of achievement when you get to the top .

Thank dunks115
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were glad to be able to do this as it had been raining when we arrived in Keswick. We took a chance on the morning the rain took a respite and was rewarded with a good climb up to the summit to enjoy the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the pet alpacas up there for a leisurely prance and the views did not disappoint it was like a scene from game of thrones and we even saw a rocket flying into space we were so high up!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not approach this or any significant climb casually as the weather is quite changeable in the Lake District. The views are gorgeous and 360. There may be times when you need to scramble but the rock is solid and you can rely on your...More

Thank Roy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a great days walking for the real outdoors person, some climing required but not to difficult. some stunning views over the lakes and derwent water.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For those of you who dont like the altitude of the fells, then this walk is ideal. No pushover, about 10 miles, but, the changing range of views are all fantastic. Starting from the theatre, work your way to just beyond Friars crag, where you...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a morning out and walking to the top of this mountain. Our 3 generation family of 6 with ages ranging from 7 to 72 and with 1 totally inexperience walker! There is a choice of routes to go up and down. We chose...More

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Mary C
16 August 2018|
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Response from Tony H | Reviewed this property |
Two options really 1. Use the loos in the car park at Glenridding and hold on 2. Find a sheltered spot, squat and go there Set aside your modesty it really isn’t an issue You’ll be fine 👍🏻
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27 May 2018|
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Response from MarshaPSt_Paul | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes, you can choose to go as far as you want. If you arrive there by boat, you can get on the next boat that arrives in about an hour and continue on the boat ride. You can get off at any of the spots and back on again... More
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Ja R
12 May 2018|
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Response from Gail A | Reviewed this property |
Solo trek midweek would be absolutely fine - take the boat over from Keswick, check the boat times there and back. Lots at places to stay in Keswick (see Keswick tourist sites), not sure about where to stay in Buttermere... More
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