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All reviews lake district amazing views my partner highest peak your feet worth the effort the pub good luck long walk half mile free parking experienced walkers leisurely pace wasdale head car park corridor route hard work
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stunningly beautiful track from Wasdale Head. A few testing times, but on the whole, not too difficult a climb. Enjoy

2  Thank laydeejanatha
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard days walking but well worth it. Bit tricky towards the top but you won’t regret it. Coming down much easier

Thank David & Kat... P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I climbed Scarfell Pike from Seathwaite on 4th September 2018. Set off at 8.30 am and the weather was raining. When we got round Great End the weather turned for the worse and visibility was poor due to the low cloud. We both just followed...More

Thank andy m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Scafell pike is an incredible climb. I’d read reviews saying it was rather dull but actually we found it really exciting. It definitely was tough and super steep the entire way. We went on a ‘poor visibility’ day which I think made it all the...More

Thank sallywoodro97
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A tough climb but very beautiful at the top and worth the pain....although my legs still haven't recovered yet!!

Thank Nikolas Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I climbed Scafell as part of doing the national three peaks and would say it was the best in terms of not being too touristy with a lot fewer people around and a less marked out route. From my point of view it felt more...More

Thank Jimurr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a quick trip up here last Thursday. This time I chose the long route from The Olde Dungeon Gyhll hotel. Was a pretty good day weather wise considering I was constantly blown over the day before on Dale Head. Got the top and back...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only ever done it from Wasdale. Great walk. Half way up there is a Y junction. Left is a windy long path or if you go right there is the Mickledore route through a gully taking you to a section between scafell and scafell pike....More

Thank Y6539SKjohnr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband attempted the Scafell Pike ascent from Seathwaite a few months ago to raise money for charity in a group climb, but was turned back by severe storms. Three months later on September 16th, my husband, myself and two sons booked a private guide...More

1  Thank Billyblox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We climbed Scafell Pike after walking from Seathwaite (about 15k in total, but felt a lot longer!). We parked at the farm and took the steeper route up, returning via the corridor route. The majority of the climb was ok, strenuous, but not too challenging....More

Thank Emma B
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Hannah B
July 1, 2018|
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Response from 938fjg | Reviewed this property |
The ascent from Wasdale Head is the shortest, however there is no public transport. You can also go up from Great Langdale, Borrowdale or Eskdale which is the longest ascent I believe. Buses run to Borrowdale from... More
June 17, 2018|
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Response from DeeTraveller | Reviewed this property |
It is indeed - we had a 3year old labradoodle with us. Be aware though, her/his tiny legs may not be enough to jump across some of the obstacles so, like SuperSoni says, be prepared to pick him/her up. Also, our dog's paws... More
Jean C
June 2, 2018|
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Response from 1234emma | Reviewed this property |
Didn’t see any organised walks. For the easiest route go from Wasdale. We passed plenty of other people whilst walking, and the path is clearly marked.