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Walla Crag from Keswick
Introduction to Walk 3029

Photo from the walk - Walla Crag from Keswick

Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 1550 feet / 470 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Walla Crag from Keswick is a popular Lake District walk. This short but very sweet walk includes Ashness Bridge and provides excellent views across Derwentwater to many of the Lakeland fells. 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 3037
High Seat & Bleaberry Fell from Keswick
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 2321
Shores of Derwentwater from Keswick
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

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Castlerigg Stone Circle & St John's in the Vale
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1356
1.1 miles / 1.8 km away
Walla Crag from Great Wood
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 2036
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Catbells from Gutherscale (Route A)
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3525
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Catbells from Gutherscale (Route B)
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3119
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Catbells, Dale Head & Hindscarth - The Newlands Horseshoe
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 1073
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Skiddaw & Glenderaterra Beck from Underscar
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1244
1.9 miles / 3.0 km away
Lonscale Fell & Latrigg from Underscar Lane
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1108
2.1 miles / 3.3 km away
Ashness Bridge & Grange Fell from Borrowdale
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1155
2.2 miles / 3.4 km away
Causey Pike from Stoneycroft, nr. Braithwaite
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km
Walk 1120
2.4 miles / 3.9 km away
Grisedale Pike & Crag Hill from Braithwaite
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

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

Recommended Reading

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 3: West Lakeland

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 3: West LakelandThis guidebook contains 50 short half to full-day walks in the western Lake District. Walking areas include Duddon Valley and the Coast, Eskdale, Wasdale, Ennerdale, Lorton Vale, Buttermere and the north-west lakes. Part of a three-volume series focusing on low-level walks (with the occasional peak) between 4 and 8 miles, graded for difficulty.
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