Quick stroll up from the Underskiddaw car park in a brief dry spell on a very wet day. clyoung: 11/08/2019: From Latrigg car park up the direct path. Camped by the summit with fine views on a clear night. With JT and HT. Sprog: 21/06/2019 During the Winter months Gale Road can be affected by ice and the alterative to parking at the car park at the top is to park at the parking spaces opposite Underscar Manor Hotel, here you will find parking for up to six cars, parking is free. See this Tour and others like it, or plan your own with komoot! Follow Brundholme Road for 500m to the start of a bridleway on the right. Easy and accessible, this short walk to the summit of a classic Lake District fell is the perfect day out. Our staff include rangers and field workers, advisers at our visitor centres, planners and ecologists. Distance 2 miles. Keswick, Lake District. We had an absolutely brilliant family walk today at Latrigg, just outside of Keswick. For now keep straight ahead and follow the path as it zigzags up to the car park. The easiest way is to park at the end of Gale Road, from where the summit is a simple 10‑minute stroll on grass, the most accessible of all the 214 Wainwrights. There is a resting place as the gradient eases to 1:10. The steepest part of the climb beckons, with a 1:7 gradient for 150 metres. Commonly Latrigg is ascended from Keswick, the route beginning along Spooney Green Lane near the old railway station and then either making direct for the top or swinging north via Mallen Dodd. The map and waypoints will help you in cloud or bad weather but this is a very visible route in that you can see it most of the way to the summit Starting and finishing in Keswick, this circular walk up the small peak of Latrigg visits one of the best viewpoints in the Lake District National Park. Ignore a path to your right signposted Latrigg summit 3/4 mile , this is the way you will come back down. The Latrigg Fell Race is a classic ‘up and down’ race on one of the most popular fells in the Lake District. Threlkeld is another starting point, first crossing the Glenderaterra Beck and then climbing up the east ridge. The steepest part of the climb beckons, with a 1:7 gradient for 150 metres. From there you follow the Cumbria Way around the southern shoulder of Lonscale Fell with simply wonderful views from the east through to the west. Walk around the right-hand side of the pool, cross the car park and then turn left onto Brundholme Road. NY267241 Join the bridleway and follow it as it climbs steadily across the flanks of Latrigg and Mallen Dodd, all the way up to Latrigg Car Park. It can get very busy so arrive early. ... From Keswick, take the A591 to Carlisle. Despite being one of the lowest in the Lake District, this little fell offers stunning, panoramic views of Derwent Water, Keswick and the northern fells. The surface is well compacted stone but the steepness means that we do not recommend this route for people operating their own wheelchairs. Getting outside for exercise is of course important, but please don't take any unnecessary risks, especially in the cold and icy weather. Route. – If you don’t fancy walking from Keswick town centre, there is a small car park at the head of Gale Road, above Applethwaite, with a couple of shorter paths to the summit. Dalegarth to St Catherine's Church, Eskdale, 27. Go through two gates at the head of the car park where there is a sign for the Latrigg limited mobility path. Share on Facebook; ... begin at the handy car park high on the fell’s northern side, from which it’s a short amble to the top with excellent views down over Keswick, Derwent Water and on into Borrowdale. Arrive early and you are guaranteed a parking place but the car park can fill up quickly especially during peak seasons. The start is the car park at the end of the 'Underscar Lane' (Grid ref. A popular car park found at the top of Gale Road north of Keswick this car park is great for easy access onto Skiddaw or Latrigg but tends to be busy no matter the season and has recently been resurfaced from the Hotel at Underscar to the car park itself. Latrigg car park which holds about 15 cars. Lonscale Crags - Cumbrian Way – Latrigg Car Park to Keswick Loop from Thornthwaite is an intermediate mountain bike ride. Take a break here and look back at the grandeur of Skiddaw, Lonscale Pike and the western end of Blencathra. The Lake District National Park Authority, already much criticised for its support for the doomed zip wire project in Thirlmere, has again risked the wrath of local residents and lovers of the Lake District landscape by including in the Local Plan review a proposal for a gondola-style cable car up to the Whinlatter Visitor Centre. The Lake District National Park Authority, already much criticised for its support for the doomed zip wire project in Thirlmere, has again risked the wrath of local residents and lovers of the Lake District landscape by including in the Local Plan review a proposal for a gondola-style cable car up to the Whinlatter Visitor Centre. Walk: Latrigg, Cumbria. Lonscale Crags - Cumbrian Way – Latrigg Car Park to Keswick Loop from Thornthwaite is an intermediate mountain bike ride. Hints/tips: Where to start? I have always wanted to ascend both of these 'Wainwrights' and to walk them together seemed a good idea. Last time it was busy on the verges so I parked beyond the gate along with a few others and it was ok. Latrigg, Hewetson Court in Keswick provides accommodation with free WiFi, 2 miles from Derwentwater, 4.3 miles from Cat Bells and 5 miles from Whinlatter Forest Park. The route drops slightly downhill until a junction with a public footpath, where there is a fingerpost. 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