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Catbells Lakeland Walk

Keswick, England
+44 1229 587232
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Stunning views over the lake

We arrived here early (9.30am), which is a must if you need to park. The walk is enjoyable, and... read more

Reviewed today
Toby N
Can get very busy

Cat Bells is a very popular walk as it so well known and such an easy walk. We parked up at Hawes... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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“great walk” (124 reviews)
“high spy” (61 reviews)
“maiden moor” (53 reviews)
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Keswick, England
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+44 1229 587232
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"great walk"
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"high spy"
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"maiden moor"
in 53 reviews
"hawes end"
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"well worth the effort"
in 57 reviews
"fantastic views"
in 74 reviews
"easy climb"
in 18 reviews
"worth the climb"
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"dale head"
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"views of derwent water"
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"family walk"
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"lake district"
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"take your time"
in 17 reviews
"rock climbing"
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"sunny day"
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"walking boots"
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"circular walk"
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Reviewed today

We arrived here early (9.30am), which is a must if you need to park. The walk is enjoyable, and easy other than a bit of scrambling. The path is extremely well worn too, so it is impossible to get lost! The views all the way...More

Thank Toby N
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Reviewed yesterday

Cat Bells is a very popular walk as it so well known and such an easy walk. We parked up at Hawes End and walked up from there,we couldn't miss the path it is so well worn. Just before the main summit there is a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Cat bells is one of the most beautiful places in the Lake District you must go and enjoy this place. Spectacular.

Thank mitchian
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Reviewed 5 days ago

we visited and had a lovely walk up the fell. the walk is quite steep going up so beware of this is talking small children or dogs. saying this there were lot of families doing this walk. it took us around 2 hours from start...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Started the walk from Hawes end side. Took the walk in inclement weather which made the scramble areas over the rock a little slippery walking shoes or boots a must. We parked about 1/2 mile away from hawes end at the side of the road,...More

Thank toneandloz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Manageable climb even with the dog! Well worth the effort with stunning views, we did the walk on a warm day which was a bonus.

Thank njeandrews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a great warm up walk and accessible to the majority, there are always plenty of families on this hike. There are a few scramble moments but the views are stunning. You can also continue along the ridge to Maiden Moor and High Spy to...More

Thank Fel66
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great walk with good views of Derwent Water and Newlands Valley. The walk itself isn't too tricky, and as others have said there are people of all ages doing it. There is however a bit of scrambling to do on the way...More

Thank Bear_Tiger
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow ! What a superb walk.. A shortish (can be extended) walk , but gives stunning views.. Usually very windy at the summit, and on the way up.. One of Wainwrights favourites.. If short for time, but want a 'proper' walk, try this..

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popular walk for all ages. Little challenging in parts. Pick a day with little clouds otherwise you won't see much from the top especially if there's mist hanging around. Have done this walk many times and never gets boring. Take a hot drink and snack...More

Thank katie2686
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Chloe J
21 February 2018|
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Response from Simon B | Reviewed this property |
Park at Hawes End at the bottom of CatBells is footpath sign ,easy to follow
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SaidAddi
15 February 2018|
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It’s very easy without a guide you’ll see plenty of walkers on this walk to follow but once you park in the car park it’s a easy path you can’t go wrong it was our first time and a beautiful walk hope you enjoy it we’re sure... More
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kevin d
17 December 2017|
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Response from Marj H | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for this. Will try it in the better weather. Cheers.
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