Latrigg from Keswick

Latrigg from Keswick

This little fell offers stunning, panoramic views of Derwent Water and Keswick. The route follows a well-defined path which steadily climbs to the summit. At the moment, this is a linear walk as paths through Brundholme Wood are closed due to damage caused by the 2015 floods. Information on when paths could reopen can be found here.

Start and End Location: Keswick Town Centre. There are numerous car parks in Keswick. Rawnsley Hall on Main Street, just before the Co-op is the closest to the start of the walk.
Start Postcode: CA12 5NP
Distance: 8 km
Time: 2-2.5 hours
Facilities: Public Toilets in Keswick
GPX Download: Link below map
Grade: Easy Mountain Walk

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From Rawnsley Hall car park, turn right down Main Street.

Turn right onto Crosthwaite Road and then right again at Brundholme Road. As the road starts to climb, take the left hand public footpath, signed for Skiddaw.

Latrigg from Keswick walk directions

Follow the gravel track and go through the wooden gate.

Latrigg from Keswick walk directions

Continue straight ahead, ignoring any paths merging from the side. Great views of the lake and surrounding fells soon appear.

Latrigg from Keswick walk directions

The path eventually bears left to cross a small stream and continues through a wooden gate.

After just under ¼ of a mile, turn sharp right, following the signpost for Latrigg Summit.

The well-defined track gradually climbs towards a bench.

Latrigg from Keswick walk directions

Continue along the track, which bears left to climb to the summit. There are  impressive views across the Derwent Water, Keswick, Skiddaw and Bassenthwaite Lake.

Latrigg from Keswick walk directions
Latrigg from Keswick walk directions

After taking in the view, retrace your steps to Keswick.

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