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Catbells from Gutherscale (Route B)
Introduction to Walk 3525

Photo from the walk - Catbells from Gutherscale (Route B)

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District North Western Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 1500 feet / 455 metres

Time - 3 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This popular short Lake District walk offers great views of Derwentwater and the surrounding fells. An ascent of Catbells provides an ideal introduction to hill walking with immediate scenic rewards for the effort used to reach the summit. Ideal walk for active children. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Catbells. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 2036
Catbells from Gutherscale (Route A)
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3119
Catbells, Dale Head & Hindscarth - The Newlands Horseshoe
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1155
1.0 miles / 1.6 km away
Causey Pike from Stoneycroft, nr. Braithwaite
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km
Walk 1187
1.4 miles / 2.2 km away
Robinson & Hindscarth from Newlands
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1356
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Walla Crag from Great Wood
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 3029
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Derwentwater & Walla Crag from Keswick
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 3037
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
High Seat & Bleaberry Fell from Keswick
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 2321
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Shores of Derwentwater from Keswick
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 1108
1.7 miles / 2.6 km away
Ashness Bridge & Grange Fell from Borrowdale
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1120
2.0 miles / 3.2 km away
Grisedale Pike & Crag Hill from Braithwaite
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2038
2.0 miles / 3.2 km away
Tower Ridge on Eel Crag returning via Sail & Barrow
Grade - hard
Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km
Walk 1268
2.4 miles / 3.8 km away
Cat Bells & High Spy from Grange
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

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

Recommended Reading

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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