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Great Wood, Borrowdale

Where to meet: Great Wood NT Car Park, Borrowdale
Postcode:  CA12 5UR (Approx.)
Grid Reference: NY 271 214 


From Keswick: Leave Keswick on the Borrowdale Road (from the mini roundabout near the co-op) Follow this road a short distacne until the Great Wood National Trust car park is seen on the left hand side.

Bus Services

Great Wood car park is well served by buses, the bus stop is at the entrance to the car park..

The 78 bus runs between Keswick and Honister, along the Borrowdale Valley.

Stagecoach bus timetables can be viewed here

  1. The summit of Bleaberry Fell

    Bleaberry Fell & Walla Crag


    Distance: 10km / 6 miles
    Ascent: 700m / 2300ft
    Duration: 5 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A few steep climbs but no exposure, some of the most iconic views of the Lake District including Ashness Bridge and Walla Crag

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