Catbells Lakeland Walk, Keswick

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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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  • There is plenty of parking nearby although watch out for the double yellow lines. The walk itself is really quite steep in places and there are lots of opportunities to do a bit of rock scrambling...  more »
  • For our first couples trip attempting hiking, this was our first proper 'hike'! The journey itself is relatively easy, with only a few steep hills and bumps along the way - towards the end of the...  more »
  • Really don’t know what attracted us to Catbells initially, but it’s on the list whenever we are in the area. That initial steep climb is tough (when you’re not at peak fitness, and 60 years old...  more »

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