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Seatoller, Castle Crag and Lodore Falls

Seatoller, Castle Crag and Lodore Falls


Postby lauramacn » Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:04 pm

Wainwrights included on this walk: Castle Crag

Date walked: 13/03/2018

Time taken: 4.25

Distance: 18.08 km

Ascent: 518m

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This was a beautiful day and I wanted to make the most of it.
I headed straight from Borrowdale Youth Hostel and followed another route I had found in a guidebook.
I started off towards Seatoller and then when signposted for Honnister I started to climb and followed a clear path to Castle Crag.
A bit of a scramble got me to the top of the Crag and I had the place to myself for a few minutes.
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There were great views over Derwent Water.
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I nervously scrambled down again and continued on to pick up part of the Cumbrian Way leading to cross the Derwent River.
Due to major flood repairs at Lodore Hotel, I took a detour to the falls.
I headed back hugging the road with a minor detour to see the Bowder Stone.
A wee break in Rosthwaite allowed me to enjoy tea and a scone before returning to the hostel.

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