Lake District Western Fells Walks

Walk up Caw Fell, Haycock, Scoat Fell and Steeple from Ennerdale

Just west of Pillar summit, Caw Fell, Haycock, Scoat Fell and Steeple sit in a secluded corner of the Lake District. Ennerdale in Lake District’s Western Fells, with crystal clear waters and dense conifers, has almost an alpine appearance. This route showcases Ennerdale at its best, following shoreline paths, climbing between the trees and reaching …

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The Mosedale Horseshoe

There are a few Mosedales in the Lake District and this one is the daddy of them all. By Lakeland, the Mosedale hidden beyond Wastwater is wild and remote. The only vehicular access to the valley is via Wasdale Head which can be a challenge in itself, especially if you’re not a fan of winding …

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All the Walking Routes up Great Gable

Great Gable is perhaps the most iconic mountain in the Lake District. While that’s an overused description that’s practically a cliche. we think that in this case it’s justified. Towering over Wasdale, separated from England’s highest mountain – Scafell Pike – by barely a few kilometres laterally and a cruel 79 vertical metres. Great Gable …

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Buttermere Lakeside Walk

Buttermere Lakeside Walk

This walk around Buttermere lake (as opposed to Buttermere village – don’t get us started on mere/lake – we know!) was voted one of Britain’s favourite walks in a poll in 2018 and is certainly one of the most beautiful and scenic walks in the Lake District. Not only does it have a village that’s …

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Great Gable via the Passes

Some mountains, such as Cnicht, tend to be worth viewing in the main from just the one direction. A bit like an optical illusion, move a little to either side and the effect is lost. Some mountains, however, seem to have an ever changing facade as you view them from different directions. Great Gable is one such …

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