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Sunday, 9 September 2007

Walk for Sunday 9th September - Keswick

Keswick – Theatre by the Lake, Castle Head, Walla Crag, Ashness Bridge, along Derwent Water back to Keswick.

Starting Point – outside Theatre by the Lake at 10.30am
Parking – Lakeside Car Park (unfortunately you will have to pay)

Distance – 6.5 miles
Ascent – 1,083ft (330m)
High Point – Walla Crag (1,234ft)
Time – 3 hours
Grade - 2

Leader - Sam B (07890 961 482)

Additional information;

Starting Point - Theatre by the Lake @ 10.30am (Grid Ref: NY 265229)

Distance is actually 7 miles and will take 4 hours.

Starts with a walk through Cockshot Wood (opposite landing stages at Derwent Bay), cross the Borrowdale Road and gentle ascent through Castlehead Wood up to Castle Head. Descend to Springs Road and on through Springs Wood. Steeper assent up to Lady's Rake and up to Walla Crag. Traverse the head of Cat Gill and descend past Great Wood to Ashness Bridge. Return with an gentle walk through Great Wood and along the lake back to Derwent Bay.


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