Walla Crag from Keswick

Introduction to Walk 3029

Photo from the walk - Walla Crag from Keswick

Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 1550 feet / 470 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Walla Crag from Keswick is a popular Lake District walk. This short but very sweet walk includes Ashness Bridge and provides excellent views across Derwentwater to many of the Lakeland fells. 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 3037
High Seat & Bleaberry Fell from Keswick
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 2321
Shores of Derwentwater from Keswick
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 2587
1.1 miles / 1.8 km away
Castlerigg Stone Circle & St John's in the Vale
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1356
1.1 miles / 1.8 km away
Walla Crag from Great Wood
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 2036
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Catbells from Gutherscale (Route A)
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3525
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Catbells from Gutherscale (Route B)
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3119
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Catbells, Dale Head & Hindscarth - The Newlands Horseshoe
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 1073
1.9 miles / 3.0 km away
Skiddaw & Glenderaterra Beck from Underscar
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1244
1.9 miles / 3.0 km away
Lonscale Fell & Latrigg from Underscar Lane
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1108
2.1 miles / 3.3 km away
Ashness Bridge & Grange Fell from Borrowdale
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1155
2.2 miles / 3.4 km away
Causey Pike from Stoneycroft, nr. Braithwaite
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km
Walk 1120
2.4 miles / 3.9 km away
Grisedale Pike & Crag Hill from Braithwaite
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 1: South Lakeland

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 1: South LakelandGuidebook to 60 half to full-day walks in the south Lake District. Walking areas include Rydal, Grasmere, Langdale, Little Langdale, Coniston, Torver and the south, Grizedale, Satterthwaite, the Rusland Valley, Winster Valley, Troutbeck, Kentmere, Longsleddale and across to Tebay. Part of a three-volume series, focusing on short, low-level walks.
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Lake District: Low Level and Lake Walks

Lake District: Low Level and Lake WalksThis guidebook describes 30 of the best low-level walks in the Lake District. From delightful wooded glades and sparkling tarns, to waterfalls and glacier-carved valleys towered over by craggy mountains. The walks described aim to seek out the best walking that the lower areas of the Lake District have to offer.
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Area Information

Lake District NP

The Lake District National Park is seen by many as one of the scenic gems of the British Isles. The scenic beauty has attracted many artists and writers through the centuries and today ... - More information

How are the walks graded?

Learn how each walk is assessed and select a walk to suit your ability and experience - More Information

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Accommodation Nearby

Sally's Lake District Cottages
Lake District
0.4 miles / 0.6 km away
Hedgehog Hill
Keswick
0.5 miles / 0.7 km away
Stoneygill & Stoneyacre
Newlands, Keswick
2.2 miles / 3.6 km away
Bawd Hall
Newlands, Keswick
2.8 miles / 4.4 km away
Peat Howe Barn
Keswick
5.3 miles / 8.5 km away
Lakeland Cottage Holidays
Keswick
6.0 miles / 9.5 km away
Stay in the Lake District
Keswick
6.0 miles / 9.5 km away
Riggs Cottage
Bassenthwaite
6.6 miles / 10.6 km away
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Corner House High Lorton
High Lorton
6.7 miles / 10.8 km away
Ouse Bridge Hotel
Bassenthwaite
6.8 miles / 10.8 km away

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NOTE - all distances are "as the crow flies"

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