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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.