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Walla Crag from Great Wood
Introduction to Walk 1356

Photo from the walk - Walla Crag from Great Wood

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Central Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 1250 feet / 379 metres

Time - 2 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

A short but energetic Lake District walk near Keswick. Ashness Bridge and the view from the summit of Walla Crag are the highlights of the route. First time visitors to the area will find this walk provides excellent orientation of the fells around Derwentwater and Keswick. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Walla Crag. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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Short Walks in Lakeland Book 2: North Lakeland

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 2: North LakelandThis guidebook contains 57 short half to full-day walks in the northern Lake District. Walking areas include Borrowdale, Newlands, Bassenthwaite, Thirlmere, Ullswater, Haweswater and the area north of Keswick up to Caldbeck. Part of a three-volume series, and predominantly focusing on low-level walks between 2 to 9 miles, and graded for difficulty.
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