Castle Crag, Grange-in-Borrowdale

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#4 of 6 in Historic Sites in Keswick
Explore the origins of the historic valley by hiking to Castle Crag, the lowest of the fells on the Wainwright listing. Rising just about 290 m (951 ft) above sea level, the hill features the remains of an Iron Age hill fort. Three faces of the rugged fell are steep and all sides have been comprehensively excavated. Follow the steep winding path to the summit, which is topped with a WWI memorial. The views from the top expand over the flat valley, which used to be covered by a lake during the Ice Age. Arrange to visit Castle Crag and other attractions in Borrowdale using our Borrowdale trip itinerary builder website .
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  • A relatively short but moderately challenging walk, with some of the best views in the Lakes from the top.  more »
  • Lovely walk with stunning views if you head to the top. It can be a little challenging getting to the top.  more »
  • Walked through the valley to Castle Crag and the scenery alongside the Derwent River was stunning. The cafe in Grange is well worth a visit and whilst basic is welcoming in a cold damp day and is very...  more »
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  • Some of the best veiws to be had from the top with very little effort to climb to the top. Well worth the time to get to the top

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