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Walla Crag from Great Wood
Introduction to Walk 1356

Photo from the walk - Walla Crag from Great Wood

Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 1250 feet / 379 metres

Grade - easy/mod

A short but energetic Lake District walk near Keswick. Ashness Bridge and the view from the summit of Walla Crag are the highlights of the route. First time visitors to the area will find this walk provides excellent orientation of the fells around Derwentwater and Keswick. 

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

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