Social walk from YHA Keswick
Saturday 24th September 2022
Distance: 3 miles
Duration: 2.5 to 3 hours
At only 368m (1,200ft) high, Latrigg Fell is one of the lower Fells in the Lake District. It makes up for its diminutive height with the stunning views of Keswick, Derwent Water and the Fells around it. The route is steep in places but is a clearly marked and not technical with plenty of opportunities to stop, have a breather and enjoy the views before setting off again. Don’t forget to take lots of photos at the top as you won’t be disappointed.
What makes it special
- Led by an experienced YHA guide
- Build confidence walking in rural locations
- Get a free cuppa at the finishing point
Date and time
Saturday 24th September 2022
For a suggested donation of £10, you can book a place on one of our social walks. Your donation will support our heart of the community appeal to install life-saving defibrillators at every YHA hostel.
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