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Central Fells

Braithwaite, Keswick, England
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Just amazing

In just 3 days I ran Cats Bell, Grisedale and Baroow (twice). I loved all of them with a special... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
CLR2266
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Paris, France
Perfect walks

We stayed in braithwaite for the first time and it was everything we wanted. We did not use the car... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Paul R
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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Braithwaite, Keswick, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In just 3 days I ran Cats Bell, Grisedale and Baroow (twice). I loved all of them with a special mention for Grisedale (tough and wild) and for Cats Bell (what a 360 view up there). Just go out there and do what you can...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed in braithwaite for the first time and it was everything we wanted. We did not use the car but walked from our holiday cottage. This included barrow Causey Pike, Crag Hill, sail and a walk to whinlatter just to name a few. The...More

1  Thank Paul R
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

The "Central Fells" are described by Alfred Wainwright in his Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells series where he divided up the Lake District into seven different subsections. The Central Fells cover the area from Keswick southwards to the Langdale Pikes but it's a very...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

A lovely day for walking, took us up Barrow Fell. We walked from the Coledale inn up to the top, with fabulous views over Bassenthwaite, Derwentwater & Skiddaw. It was a bit steep coming back down the other side towards a farm yard, but best...More

Thank Fussyteam
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We climbed Glaramara and I can recommend it to anyone. I am fit but not super fit and this was perfectly manageable for me to climb. The views all the way up and down and on the top were spectacular. This was a wonderful walk.

2  Thank AlbertBubbles
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

Amazing place, just ticking off the fells one by one. Great hotel and wonderful walks, Rydal was beautiful.

1  Thank rachellittlewood3
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

To enjoy a cross-section of the Fells west of Braithwaite, take the bus to Buttermere, and walk back along Mill Beck, Sail Beck and over Barrow. This is about 8 miles with 2070 feet ascent along a beautiful route. The short ascent up Barr is...More

1  Thank Anthony G
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

looking for the best priced day parking and a pint on return to the car...no place better as easy walk into town and the lake

Thank 637Keith
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

A myriad of trails and public footpaths with stunning views of the Lakeland fells.Very impressive, i could seriously get lost in this area, so take a good ordinance survey map to plan those walks.

1  Thank mark b
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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

The Coledale Horseshoe must be in my top 5 walks in the Lake District. It is truly spectacular on a clear day with stunning views. Make no mistake this is not an easy walk and some places feel a little exposed but it's superb. I...More

2  Thank Lambers2013
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