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Great walk and fab views (on a clear day!!)

Easter weekend walk taking in Place Fell, great day. Walked from Camp site in Patterdale. Amazing views over to coast.

Reviewed 1 week ago
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easter weekend walk taking in Place Fell, great day. Walked from Camp site in Patterdale. Amazing views over to coast.

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Thank Teresa A
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From Patterdale. Take the path from Side Farm up to Boredale Hause and then the path bends back on itself up the clear path to the top. If you fancy a longer walk then you can head North along the fell top, with views down into Boredale and across to High Street, and either drop down and join the lakeside... More 

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Thank EatScouse
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Good climb up at the start but fantastic views at the top of the lake and snow capped mountains. Good as part of the Ullswater lake route as a circular for day out

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Thank Geoff O
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39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

When we set off to this hike the weather was a bit cloudy. But the walk up was great. We got glimse of Helvellyn and the lakes in the distance. When we reach the top... it was a cloud. But a good hike. We choosed to continque over the fell and down toward Ullswater lake - because of the rain... More 

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Thank Signe M
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I walked up from Patterdale via Boredale Hause, a good walk with a little scramble near the summit although I think that this can be avoided. From this summit there are excellent views of Ullswater and the Helvellyn range.

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Thank Nicksotaman L
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Once of the best places to walk to in the Lakes. This year went onto Boredale Hause from the Hartsop path and is much better than the Patterdale route, which has been effected by floods.

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Thank Paul Q
Lincoln, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

A testing 3-4 hour walk with a sting in the tail, up one of the fells I'd not done before. Commanding views of Patterdale, Glenridding and Ullswater, not to mention Helvellyn.

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Thank esbo
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We recently did this walk for the 2nd time, (first time was back in 2012 & due to a foot problem I complained all the way down)! I was determined to do it this time without complaining and it was a success! We began the walk opposite the White Lion Inn, after having paid for parking at Patterdale Hotel. The... More 

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Thank dandb
Lancashire, Uk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We took the anti-clockwise route from the Patterdale Hotel ( brilliant base ) aiming to get the fell ascent done and return along a relaxing flat lakeside and woodland walk. The fell itself is a fabulous walk with only a few scrambles and one of those can be easily avoided by skirting it to the right. The descent past the... More 

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Thank Bimble672
Watford, Hertfordshire, UK
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56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We parked at the White Lion, from there you need to cross the road to pick up the trail. Once on the trail you soon leave any traffic noise behind. There are path markers, but they can easily be missed, we missed a couple but soon got on the right track again. Fairly steep in places, particularly on the descent,... More 

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