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Nice scenic route into Keswick

We are national trust members and the joy of membership is free parking in my locations in the... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
West Mids
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Easy walk with beautiful views

This walk is alonside the Derwent water in Barrowdale Valley side. It is in most places next to the... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We are national trust members and the joy of membership is free parking in my locations in the lakes. Parking in Keswick is chaos so we decided to park here. It's literally 1.5 miles from Keswick and a lovely walk arriving lake side. It's quite...More

Thank CazzaWestMids
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This walk is alonside the Derwent water in Barrowdale Valley side. It is in most places next to the river and is level. Easy for children, great for dogs who have constant access to lake’s water specially on the hot days. It passes through the...More

Thank 318zarai
Reviewed 16 July 2018

A lovely wood that forms part of the Walla Crag and Ashness Bridge walk from the National Trust Car Park in Great Wood. A steady climb all the way with no real lung bursting climbs. Best taken at a leisurely pace and enjoy the views...More

Thank Mad_March_Hare_S
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This walk was fantastic and the walk lives up to its name. Took us about an hour to get upto the top but we are not hikers. When we did the views were breathtaking so worth the trek up. The dog loved it and was...More

1  Thank MillerDon07
Reviewed 5 March 2017

You can park here and walk down to and even around Derwent Water, you can also park here and walk up and around to Walla Crag, almost directly above the carpark. Mostly quiet and easy to access, but take your boots as it can be...More

1  Thank wintryguy
Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you are a NT member you can park up for free and easily visit the lakeside rather than pay extortionate amount to park in the towns. Great views.

1  Thank Denoruk
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We visited Great Wood for a walk as we were short of time. The circular walk is described in some detail from the National Trust car park but it charges £4 for 2 hours; £5.50 for 4 hours; and £6.50 all day - which is...More

1  Thank mikeedeedee
Reviewed 29 September 2015

An easy place to get to and a pleasant walk - Been there in summer and winter - bit more wet underfoot in the winter

1  Thank BVH
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Moderate difficulty, best starting from Keswick at SpringsRoad so getting fantastic views across Derwentwater from quite a high point. The wood itself is then walked downhill. Relatively few people, sometimes see deer. End up in NT car park but can turn left to Sour Milk...More

1  Thank smithwolviston
Reviewed 16 April 2015

We love Great wood, on a nice day. There is parking, but get there early, as on a good day it fills up fast. This has a big field with a gentle stream at the bottom, the kids will play for hours making dams and...More

1  Thank beany20152015
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