Parking: Use pay & display car parks in town Distance: 3 miles with 950ft of climb Contacts: Sam Stead. Grid Reference: NY 280 253 Nearest Postcode: CA12 4PH Parking: Car parking located at the route start point. From the roundabout outside Keswick where the A66 and A591 (for Carlisle) roads cross, take the Carlisle road and take the first right turn which is … The start is the car park at the end of the 'Underscar Lane' (Grid ref. Latrigg from Spooney Green Lane . A convenient starting point is the rough car park at the end of the Gale Gill road behind Latrigg. – 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. Threlkeld is another starting point, first crossing the Glenderaterra Beck and then climbing up the east ridge. From Keswick you need to cross over the A66 and follow the signs for Underscar. However, the stretch of road leading up to the car park is fairly wide and can accommodate larger vehicles. As you ascend from the busy market town of Keswick towards the 368m summit of Latrigg, you’ll be treated to beautiful scenery stretching across Derwent Water and most of the northern fells. The steepest part of the climb beckons, with a 1:7 gradient for 150 metres. We had an absolutely brilliant family walk today at Latrigg, just outside of Keswick. Lonscale Fell, Little Man, Skiddaw & Bakestall from Latrigg Car Park. Latrigg car park which holds about 15 cars. 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 A short but initially steep walk to an amazing view of Keswick and Borrowdale - OS Explorer Map OL4, Start point: Car park at the head of Gale Road - grid ref. Latrigg Car Park to Mount Skiddaw and back - Distance: 9.92 km - Elevation: 610 hm - Location: Keswick / England / U.K. - Wandermap is one of the largest collections of hike routes on the web. The surface is well compacted stone but the steepness means that we do not recommend this route for people operating their own wheelchairs. 6. Latrigg, near Keswick. Lonscale Crags - Cumbrian Way – Latrigg Car Park to Keswick Loop from Keswick is an intermediate mountain bike ride. The car park does get quite busy with dog walkers and folk heading for Skiddaw. There are directions from here to Latrigg … 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. Last time it was busy on the verges so I parked beyond the gate along with a few others and it was ok. The mountain of Skiddaw in the Lake District Northern Fells stands at the magical 931m height, making it the 3rd tallest* mountain in the Lake District The view from the top of Latrigg was stunning, comprising the whole of Keswick, Derwent Water and large chunks of the rest of the Lake District ... quickly took us back into Keswick and we then walked through Fitz Park back to the car. You can read more about the Experience of a Lifetime here. Hike routes can be mapped or uploaded from GPS devices. The summit ridge comes into view on the approach to an unamed gill between Mallen Dodd and Latrigg: Looking back to the Whinlattter fells: Crossing the gill the footpath joins the low mobility path which starts from the car park at the end of Gale Road Take a break here and look back at the grandeur of Skiddaw, Lonscale Pike and the western end of Blencathra. Getting there: Car: A591 Keswick to Bassenthwaite road, via Applethwaite or Ormathwaite. So to this fine walk. 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. From here, the track rises again steadily at around 1:10 until a small plateau is reached - and a bench seat. Start/Finish. This car park is commonly used as the starting p… Getting there: Car: A591 Keswick to Bassenthwaite road, via Applethwaite or Ormathwaite. NY281253). Go through two gates at the head of the car park where there is a sign for the Latrigg limited mobility path. Go through the gate at the top of the car park and immediately turn right through a second gate signposted Limited Mobility Path Latrigg Viewpoint. If you take a look at the route map you can see that there is a car park just to the north of Latrigg and from there it is just a few minutes walk to the summit. 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. ... From Keswick, take the A591 to Carlisle. A recently constructed path allows disabled access to the summit of Latrigg from the car park. For now keep straight ahead and follow the path as it zigzags up to the car park. Getting outside for exercise is of course important, but please don't take any unnecessary risks, especially in the cold and icy weather. The holiday home is in an area where guests can engage in activities such as golfing, cycling and fishing. The path to Latrigg Fell summit starts from the car park at the head of Gale Road and is signposted. For now keep straight ahead and follow the path as it zigzags up to the car park. 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. Start/Finish. An easy family-friendly Wainwright to bag in Cumbria. It was a wonderful three hour excursion. 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. We parked at the free car park at the end of the road from Applethwaite, at GR 281254. Perhaps one of the most popular with it being so close to the nearby town of Keswick. This car park is commonly used as the starting point for the ascent of Skiddaw, although the purist will first climb Latrigg from Keswick before setting foot upon its parent. 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 Latrigg, near Keswick. Easy and accessible, this short walk to the summit of a classic Lake District fell is the perfect day out. It's the Gale Road car park. 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 Latrigg Fell Race is a classic ‘up and down’ race on one of the most popular fells in the Lake District. On a good day, most of the highest mountains in England - Scafell Pike, Great End and Great Gable - should all be seen at the head of Borrowdale and Helvellyn is over to the left. Last time it was busy on the verges so I parked beyond the gate along with a few others and it was ok. We didn’t park there because a) the road up to it is very rough, and b) we wanted a rather longer walk to the summit than the one you get by starting there. – 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. Walk around the right-hand side of the pool, cross the car park and then turn left onto Brundholme Road. It was wonderful for multiple reasons… free car parking, parking close to the summit, 360 degree views, glorious sunshine and snow! Latrigg car park which holds about 15 cars. Follow Brundholme Road for 500m to the start of a bridleway on the right. It is an easy hike to Latrigg with the most difficult climb early on. Keswick, Lake District. Be prepared to have your breath taken away as the views of Derwentwater and the Borrowdale valley unfold. It's a small twisty road and the car park is at the end. 6. Route. Or indeed have mobility problems but still want to get the fantastic views. 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. Be careful on the steep slope. Go through the gate at the top of the car park and immediately turn right through a second gate signposted Limited Mobility Path Latrigg Viewpoint. 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The car park is at the end of the narrow road. Go through two gates at the head of the car park where there is a sign for the Latrigg limited mobility path. 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. Go through the gate at the top of the car park and immediately turn right through a second gate signposted Limited Mobility Path Latrigg Viewpoint. Dalegarth to St Catherine's Church, Eskdale, 27. The route drops slightly downhill until a junction with a public footpath, where there is a fingerpost. Check how the coronavirus rules affect the Lake District National Park, Route type: For some. Walk: Latrigg, Cumbria. It is an easy hike to Latrigg with the most difficult climb early on. NY 276246, Facilities: None on the walk, nearest toilets and refreshments in Keswick. It is an easy hike to Latrigg with the most difficult climb early on. If you decide to park on the road instead of inside the car lot, please be sensible and don’t block the road. Ignore a path to your right signposted Latrigg summit 3/4 mile , this is the way you will come back down. Lonscale Fell, Little Man, Skiddaw & Bakestall from Latrigg Car Park. We had an absolutely brilliant family walk today at Latrigg, just outside of Keswick. There are directions from here to Latrigg … The steepest part of the climb beckons, with a 1:7 gradient for 150 metres. I have always wanted to ascend both of these 'Wainwrights' and to walk them together seemed a good idea. Circular walk. Lonscale Crags - Cumbrian Way – Latrigg Car Park to Keswick Loop from Thornthwaite is an intermediate mountain bike ride. From the roundabout outside Keswick where the A66 and A591 (for Carlisle) roads cross, take the Carlisle road and take the first right turn which is … Lonscale Crags - Cumbrian Way – Latrigg Car Park to Keswick Loop from Keswick is an intermediate mountain bike ride. See this Tour and others like it, or plan your own with komoot! 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'. See this Tour and others like it, or plan your own with komoot! This Lake District walk combines one of these, Lonscale Fell, with a very popular lower fell, namely Latrigg. Latrigg, Keswick: See 95 reviews, articles, and 57 photos of Latrigg, ranked No.7 on Tripadvisor among 54 attractions in Keswick. Car Park: 967: NY28085: 25335 : There really is very little to say about this route it is very “straight-line-ish” and easy. It can get very busy so arrive early. 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. 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. We parked at the free car park at the end of the road from Applethwaite, at GR 281254. 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. This car park is commonly used as the starting point for the ascent of Skiddaw, although the purist will first climb Latrigg from Keswick before setting foot upon its parent. From Keswick you need to cross over the A66 and follow the signs for Underscar. The path to Latrigg Fell summit starts from the car park at the head of Gale Road and is signposted. Ignore a path to your right signposted Latrigg summit 3/4 mile , this is the way you will come back down. See this Tour and others like it, or plan your own with komoot! And for its close proximity to the grand Skiddaw too. The pop-up coffee shop will be open from 11am until 4.30pm each day from 7th September until 15th September, and will be located adjacent to the Latrigg car park. It's the Gale Road car park. The summit of Latrigg is not far away, but the path is steep and uneven. Our staff include rangers and field workers, advisers at our visitor centres, planners and ecologists. Large vehicles may have trouble getting in and out of spaces. Latrigg. So to this fine walk. You need to retrace your route to get back to the car park. Ignore the purists who say you should walk Latrigg from Keswick, this is a lovely stroll for when you only have an hour, just fancy a leg stretch. Help keep our emergency staff and hospital beds free for those that need them most. Ignore a path to your right signposted Latrigg summit 3/4 mile , this is the way you will come back down. 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. Latrigg. So drive, walk, run, ride or paraglide onto Latrigg and help us make this a hugely successful event. There is a resting place as the gradient eases to 1:10. Hints/tips: Where to start? Arrive early and you are guaranteed a parking place but the car park can fill up quickly especially during peak seasons. 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. After the first roundabout, take the first right turn to Skiddaw. The Lake District National Park Authority looks after this unique corner of England, encouraging people to enjoy and understand its beauty and helping those who live and work here. NY 281253, Turning point: The bench - grid ref. Walk: Latrigg, Cumbria. The Latrigg car park is unpaved and somewhat narrow. 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. 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. 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. By staying safe and staying local you can help reduce the pressure on our emergency services. So Latrigg is another epic little Wainwright to walk in the Lake District. Our walk up to Latrigg was misty and damp but our moods didn’t wander. It's a small twisty road and the car park is at the end. Dubwath Silver Meadows and Ouse Bridge, 44 - High Tilberthwaite to Little Langdale and Slater Bridge, What to wear and take on a Lake District walk, Book your School trip to the Lake District. Detailed maps and GPS navigation for the mountain bike ride: "Lonscale Crags - Cumbrian Way – Latrigg Car Park to Keswick Loop from Keswick" 02:30 h 28.7 km Easy and accessible, this short walk to the summit of a classic Lake District fell is the perfect day out. Hints/tips: Where to start? It was wonderful for multiple reasons… free car parking, parking close to the summit, 360 degree views, glorious sunshine and snow! For now keep straight ahead and follow the path as it zigzags up to the car park. A convenient starting point is the rough car park at the end of the Gale Gill road behind Latrigg. See this Tour and others like it, or plan your own with komoot! 6. It can get very busy so arrive early. Parking is free. Lonscale Crags - Cumbrian Way – Latrigg Car Park to Keswick Loop from Thornthwaite is an intermediate mountain bike ride. Distance 2 miles. Detailed maps and GPS navigation for the mountain bike ride: "Lonscale Crags - Cumbrian Way – Latrigg Car Park to Keswick Loop from Keswick" 02:30 h 28.7 km The east ridge drive, walk, Nearest toilets and refreshments in Keswick Brundholme. Was misty and damp but our moods didn ’ t wander a constructed... Onto Latrigg and help us make this a hugely successful event in Keswick the Gale road! 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