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Interesting walk

One of the easier Wainwright fells accessible from Grasmere, very top unclimbable. Lion and lamb... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
hem0116
,
leicester
Nice to see The Lion & Lamb close up

We parked in Grasmere and walked up via White Crag to Helm Crag. It is quite steep but has been... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
938fjg
,
Ulverston, United Kingdom
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“lamb” (34 reviews)
“great walk” (22 reviews)
“stunning views” (19 reviews)
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Grasmere, Grasmere, England
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"lamb"
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"great walk"
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"steep climb"
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"well worth the effort"
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"coming down"
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"lancrigg hotel"
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"takes about hours"
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"walking boots"
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"longer walk"
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"short walk"
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"couple of hours"
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"lion"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the easier Wainwright fells accessible from Grasmere, very top unclimbable. Lion and lamb well known feature

Thank hem0116
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We parked in Grasmere and walked up via White Crag to Helm Crag. It is quite steep but has been graded so easy enough. Takes about 3 hours up and back depending on your fitness. We carried on around and back via Easedale Tarn. It...More

1  Thank 938fjg
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Nice hike to the top of the crag, not too challenging and takes about 3 hours comfortably. Good views of Lake Grasmere close to the top. Pub at the bottom too!

Thank Emma H
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

About my favourite view in the Lakes. Grasmere village and lake!! It’s hard work but really worth it!! This time we went up with two Miniature Schnauzers who loved it. It is easier coming down!! Then beer.

Thank DStokeM
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

100% recommend walking here. We found a route online and followed instructions, the paths were a bit unclear at times but I think there is a more clearly marked route if you just follow signs there. Was a bit cloudy but the views we did...More

Thank Jess B
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Great stiff walk up the mountain, took us with 13 yr old daughter about 3 hours round trip from Grasmere centre but well worth it as not many people on path and u can see across valley to Easedale Tarn and Grasmere lake from the...More

1  Thank 101sheriff
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

We walked up through Lancrigg woods and I would recommend doing the walk this way round. It is not really a difficult walk and the paths are pretty well marked. You should still carry a map though.

Thank Karren1948
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We climbed up Helm Crag from Jackdaw Cottage, and it was a steep climb! On a nice day it was no issue for the kids with a bribe of Kendal Mint Cake for ‘superpower energy’. Views spectacular! We did the entire ridge and back down...More

Thank New558
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

A small climb of 400m on easy paths, good for families with children and for a short 'fix'. Don't forget to look back towards The Lion and the Lamb. Great views on a fine day. Descend towards Easedale Tarn for a longer walk.

1  Thank LesAnglais19
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful walk. Slightly steep at first, then flattens out a little, then it’s almost a scramble at the end. Takes a couple of hours, up and down. Great views of the lake and snow capped mountains around. Well worth it.

Thank JoeeyPiePie
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