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A pleasant low level walk if the high fells are not recommended

Like many of the Lakeland fells, this one can be reached from various directions. We did it as part... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Alastair N
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Beautiful walk

Superb scenery with unparalleled views of Borrowdale. Steep ascent from Grange return via... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Like many of the Lakeland fells, this one can be reached from various directions. We did it as part of a circuit starting from the Lodore road and walking through to Watendlath, then following the signs for Rosthwaite uphill and curving round over Brund Fell...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alastair N
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Superb scenery with unparalleled views of Borrowdale. Steep ascent from Grange return via Watendlath path to Rosthwaite then along the river Derwent back. Call at the farm shop cafe in Rosthwaite for home made food

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank davidmeldrum5
Reviewed 1 September 2018

This viewpoint can be reached from different starting points - i started in village of Rosthwaite and take path towards Watendlath. When you reach pass (and path starts do descent toward Watendlath tarn) you need to turn left up to the hill (you can make...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank viaUAA
Reviewed 15 July 2018

After walking another couple of fells from Rosthwaite we included Kings How before returning to Rosthwaite. The summit is easily reached from Grange Fell but the way down involves negotiating 4ft high bracken on a steep indistinguishable path.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Csider65
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Followed Wainwright Route 1 from the Bowderstones Car Park, got a little lost early on but quickly 'refound' ourselves by looking for the second 'erratic' boulder. It gets very steep very quickly (but is actually more a problem on the way down). The very top...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Steep walk up but well worth it for the excellent views from the top. For unfit occasional walkers like we are I would allow 2 hours.Probably best avoided in wet weather

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 9 January 2017

So you are staying in Borrowdale, and yesterday you climbed Castle Crag - what do you do today? You could do worse than climb the second of the "Jaws of Borrowdale", King's How. This walk is more challenging than Castle Crag, climbing steeply to a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Ian S
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