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Catbells Lakeland Walk, Portinscale

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Must see · Hiking Trail · Nature / Park
Hike the rolling green lakeside hills of Catbells Lakeland Walk. This 6.5 km (4 mi) walk snakes through the Lake District National Park, providing dramatic views of the Lakeland Fell and the Derwentwater lakeshores. Walk from the nearby Keswick town center or catch a boat across the lake to the start of the trail. The hike can be steep in some parts, so if you're feeling tired, opt to take a bus back to the town center. With our world travel planner, Portinscale attractions like Catbells Lakeland Walk can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Spectacular views but quite a steep climb in parts with a few scrambles. The long drink of water at the top to celebrate with the view of Derwent Water was worthwhile.  more »
  • Was a hot day when we started out and immediately hit by a large slope but which very quickly gave superb views over both lakes. Was a little nervous as dont like heights but very glad I overcame my....  more »
  • Busy but worth the effort. If you can, carry on to the further adjoining peaks as they have even better views!  more »
  • Big walk, highspy- maiden moor-catbells. A blast and fulfilment at the end.
  • Good walk, mixed abilities but couldn't take dog all the way
  • Absolutely amazing views from the top and the way up.. very windy at the top. Not easy to do if you're a novice but a good challenge and great exercise
  • Would have been a 5 but the summit was a bit exposed
  • Great hike amazing views

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