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The Buttermere Ridge - High Stile to Haystacks

Walks in the Lake District’s Western Fells No ratings yet.

The Lake District’s Western Fells are an expansive area of mountains stretching from Wastwater in the south, to Buttermere in the north. It includes a number of ridges including the Mosedale Horseshoe and High Stile. There’s also the iconic Great Gable that dominates Wasdale. Notable peaks inclde Pillar, Kirk Fell and Seatallan among a total of 33 Wainwrights.

Scramble up Helvellyn via Striding Edge

Walks in the Lake District’s Eastern Fells No ratings yet.

The Lake District’s Eastern Fells are bordered at their southern end by Rydal, Ambleside and the Kirkstone Pass. To the East by Ullswater, Thirlmere to the West and petering off towards the A66 in the north. It includes such illustrious peaks as Helvellyn and Fairfield – both classic Lakeland peaks with exceptional walking. Helvellyn boasts the best scrambling in the …

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Walks in the Lake District’s Central Fells No ratings yet.

The Lake District’s Central Fells are unsurprisingly in the centre of the national park stretching from Keswick to Ambleside. It’s bound along it’s eastern edge with Thirlmere with Langdale to the south and Borrowdale to the west.  The highest point is High Raise at 762 metres. There are 27 Wainwrights here, with Harrison Stickle, Sergeant Man, Ullscarf, Thunacar Knott, Pike of Stickle, Pavey …

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Walking in Cheshire No ratings yet.

There are numerous walking opportunities in Cheshire – from the Gritstone Trail and Sandstone Trail to walks on the edge of the Peak District National Park. The highest point in Cheshire is Shining Tor being the highest at a surprising 559m in height, followed by Whetstone Ridge (547m) and the impressive Shutlingsloe (506m) coming in …

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