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Address: Braithwaite, Keswick, England
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Beautiful walk from Buttermere to Braithwaite

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 straight forward, and offers splendid views over Keswick and Derwent Water. Then descend to Barrow... More 

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Alfreton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 started in Braithwaite in a clockwise direction, climbing up Stile End, Sail and onto Crag... More 

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

Starting from Braithwaite we headed up onto Grizedale Pike beautiful views looking over on the route to come including sail, causey pike, barrow. A slight brushing of snow on the tops made it look very pretty. A need for a good level if fitness and a map and compass is essential as cloud can move in on the fells very... More 

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

Completed the coledale round, stunning views but a strenuous walk covering 8 peaks in total as extended the walk to grass moor fantastic views over most of Lakeland derwent water and Buttermere valley and on a clear sunny day this was my highlight.

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Ellesmere, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Amazing spot. Take a compass & check the out how accurately the stones are arranged.Well worth a short walk to visit. Easy stroll beck down to Keswick

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norwich
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

I guess I am biased as I am trying to complete the Wainwrights but all you can say is stunning views, amazing wildlife and still a part of England you can take yourself away for the day and be on your own and enjoy the peace and quiet of it all. You can't really review a place like this as... More 

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

How can you rate views and exciting walks in some of the finest country in Britain. Beautiful and bloody marvellous

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

The lakes and fells are where my heart lies, but the central fells are so accessible, there is a hill for everyone, wheelchair user or fully ambulant, high level super-fit or the happy wanderer, there is a fell with your name on it....and remember, size doesn't matter!

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