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Seathwaite Farm

Where to meet: The Turning Circle, Seathwaite
Postcode:  CA12 5XJ
Grid Reference: NY 235 121


Directions

From Keswick: Leave on the Borrowdale Road (from the mini roundabout near the co-op).
Follow this road for approx 8 miles, passing through Rosthwaite until just before reaching the village of Seatoller a narrow lane leads off to the left on the bend, signposted to Seathwaite, camp site and Sty Head. This road can be busy and has passing points (unmarked), blind bends and walkers in the road, also a few sheep for good measure, please drive carefully.
Follow this lane, parking as close to the end near the farm as possible, we will meet at the turning circle before the farm entrance gate.


Bus Services

The nearest bus stop to Seathwaite is Seatoller, around 20 minutes walk away from the meet point

  • The 78 bus runs regularly between Keswick and Seatoller
  • The 77/77a also runs from Keswick to Seatoller and then on to Buttermere, this however is a seasonal service from Easter to October

Stagecoach bus timetables can be viewed here


  1. Crossing the boulders on Broad Crag with Scafell Pike behind

    Borrowdale 10 Challenge

    £30.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    A challenging day over rough ground taking in several of the highest mountains in England

    Distance: 21km / 13 miles
    Ascent: 1890m / 6200ft
    Duration: 11 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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  2. A cloud inversion over Borrowdale from Thorneythwaite Fell on the Glaramara ridge

    Glaramara & the Allen Crags

    £22.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    A few steep ascents and some rough ground underfoot but stunning scenery and lovely summits

    Distance: 11km / 7 miles
    Ascent: 900m / 2800ft
    Duration: 6 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 8:1
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  3. On the summit of Great End

    Great End from Seathwaite

    £22.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    A spectacular route climbing Great End from Borrowdale, off the beaten track

    Distance: 12km / 8 miles
    Ascent: 910m / 3000 ft
    Duration: 6 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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  4. Great Gable from Red Pike

    Great Gable from Seathwaite

    £22.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    A shorter walk but steep and rough underfoot at times, glorious views over Borrowdale, Wasdale and the Scafell range throughout

    Distance: 10km / 6 miles
    Ascent: 900m / 2800ft
    Duration: 6 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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  5. The Moon rising over the Lake District

    Great Gable Overnight Walk

    £30.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    The chance to watch the sun rise over the Lake District from the summit of Great Gable

    Distance: 10km / 6 miles
    Ascent: 900m / 2800 ft
    Duration: 6 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 8:1
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  6. Mist clearing the summit of Scafell Pike with Scafell behind

    Scafell Pike from Seathwaite

    £22.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    A long walk over rough ground but probably the best way to see the best of Scafell Pike

    Distance: 14km / 9 miles
    Ascent: 1190m / 3900ft
    Duration: 7 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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