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Relatively flat

Typical easy walking track 3 miles return from Keswick old railway station to the closed River... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
OldBill1061
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Preston, United Kingdom
reletively flat

this walk is gentle with plenty tree coverage if it is raining. It is well used by cyclists and... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
Dawn M
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Sunderland, England, United Kingdom
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All reviews lovely walk flat walk leisure centre easy walk low briery away from the road wooden bridge walk into town flood damage popular with dog walkers pretty walk castlerigg stone circle level walk bus service fitz park stunning views threlkeld
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You can start walk a Keswick but you can only go approx 1 mile as bridges damaged in floods still not repaired there are signs but are not easy to see as they have been up for years

Thank kevin d
Reviewed 4 days ago

Typical easy walking track 3 miles return from Keswick old railway station to the closed River bridge.Some interesting views of the River Greta.

Thank OldBill1061
Reviewed September 2, 2018

this walk is gentle with plenty tree coverage if it is raining. It is well used by cyclists and walkers.

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Only go at the moment if you want a really short walk/cycle! Parked up with two cars/four bikes, paid £4 for each car expecting a nice leisurely ride. Only once paid and into the ride were there signs stating a bridge was out - no...More

1  Thank Keith J
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Ran along the railway line while staying on holiday. Shame that the bridge that washed away hasn’t been repaired yet. A beautiful walk or run from Keswick.

Thank trish w
Reviewed August 16, 2018

This walk has a lot of good memories for me and my family and it's a shame that the storm took its toll. It's good to hear that it's going to be fixed, though it won't be exactly the same, I'm looking forward to walking...More

Thank jonnyconnolly
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Five of us took the bus to Threlkeld planning to walk back to Keswick via the Railway path. We have walked this path many times in the past but were disappointed to see a sign saying bridges closed but there was a map of an...More

2  Thank helenwelsh46
Reviewed July 30, 2018

The weather was a bit rainy, but the railway path was not muddy, and gave us a good route to walk in to town away from the traffic.

Thank Julian C
Reviewed July 29, 2018

We tried to walk along this but over two years after the flood washed away the iconic railway bridges , eacha work of art being riveted many times along thier lengths and very pleasing to the eye, CCC has done nowt!,, Well, they have! They...More

2  Thank valuematters
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Nice walk, but you cannot get very far on it. If you try to take it to the Stone Circle, a route recommended in pre-2015 guide books, a bridge you'd have to cross is washed out and impassable.

1  Thank Eleni75
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Response from K31thw | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, the path is not paved. The good news is that it should be OK for a bike with stabilisers. The path is both flat and even and the surface is well compacted with occasional stretches of gravel. My wife's mobility... More
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Lauraandluke
June 21, 2018|
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Response from Andrew G | Reviewed this property |
Right next to Keswick hotel
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Limpy1988
July 12, 2016|
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Response from artsman | Reviewed this property |
You can use a wheel chair on some of the route starting from the old railway station but you might want to confirm at the Keswick tourist office.
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