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Central Fells

Braithwaite, Keswick, England
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Words don't describe a fine part of England like this

I guess I am biased as I am trying to complete the Wainwrights but all you can say is stunning... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2015
Bloody marvellous

How can you rate views and exciting walks in some of the finest country in Britain. Beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2015
Arundel, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

I guess I am biased as I am trying to complete the Wainwrights but all you can say is stunning views, amazing wildlife and still a part of England you can take yourself away for the day and be on your own and enjoy the...More

1  Thank the_globtrotters
Reviewed 26 May 2015

How can you rate views and exciting walks in some of the finest country in Britain. Beautiful and bloody marvellous

Thank roadrocket1398
Reviewed 19 May 2015

The lakes and fells are where my heart lies, but the central fells are so accessible, there is a hill for everyone, wheelchair user or fully ambulant, high level super-fit or the happy wanderer, there is a fell with your name on it....and remember, size...More

Thank Dougie R
Reviewed 19 April 2015

This is indeed a very beautiful area. If setting out to walk, especially in places like Great Gable, do ensure that you are properly equiped and are competent with map and compass. The temperature on the tops can be much lower than at the valley...More

1  Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 13 April 2015

We were amazingly lucky with the weather at Easter 2015. Walks included Barrow, Watendlath, Castle Crag, Catbells, Maiden Moor, Green Gable and Great Gable. Also low level walks around Derwentwater, Grange, Rosthwaite and Buttermere. What a wonderful part of the world. Pack plenty of snacks...More

Thank mumoftwoUK
Reviewed 29 March 2015

The Central Fells were categorised by the ubiquitous Wainwright as the area between Keswick and Langdale, east of Borrowdale/Langstrath and west of Thirlmere/Dunmail Raise. (So not really Braithwaite, despite the address above). There are no big 3,000 footers amongst these fells (High Raise at 2,500...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 24 February 2015

The whole area around Keswick and Derwentwater is delightful. The weather may be variable, but you must go prepared. The scenery is stunning and changes mood so frequently, Start off with a climb to Latrigg to get an overall view. Go out of season when...More

Thank PDB-Cam
Reviewed 20 October 2014

I suppose it depends what you count as Central Fells, but some of my favourite walks when based in Cockermouth are (1) park at Lanthwaite Green and go up Whiteside, then along the ridge to Hopegill Head and on to Grisedale Pike. From there I...More

Thank Alastair N
Reviewed 12 September 2014

Full of interest, infinitely attractive - you can come back time and again and still not experience everything, and FREE!

1  Thank thwaiteman
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Beautiful scenery. I think the best in the lakes. Easy accessibility. Stunning lakes. The boat ride on Derwent good and not overpriced. .getting off ad on when you want a bonus. Old or falls hotel for a cup if tea. Rather overpriced but a lovely...More

Thank 7801sonar
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