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Braithwaite

Where to meet: Braithwaite
Postcode:  CA12 5TD (approximate)
Grid Reference: NY 227 237 

Directions

Braithwaite is found just off the A66 main road between Keswick and Cockermouth, turn off the road into the village there is some free parking in the village, on the lane towards the Coledale Inn and by the school, on weekends and during school holidays there is some parking available at the school, we will meet outside the Royal Oak in the centre of the village.

Bus Services

Braithwaite is well served by buses, the main bus stop is 100m away from the meet point.

The X5 bus runs through the village from Penrith, Keswick, Cockermouth and Workington.

During the summer months (Easter to October half term the 77 / 77a service also passes through the village between Keswick and Buttermere.

Stagecoach bus timetables can be viewed here


  1. The view from the summit of Grasmoor

    Buttermere to Braithwaite

    £25.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 14km / 9 miles
    Ascent: 1120m / 3500ft
    Duration: 7 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A wonderful linear walk taking in some of the best summits in the North Western Fells, including the wonderful Grasmoor, Whiteless Pike, Grisedale Pike and Hopegill Head

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  2. The view from the summit of Grasmoor

    Buttermere to Braithwaite: Private Guiding

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 14km / 9 miles
    Ascent: 1120m / 3500ft
    Duration: 7 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A wonderful linear walk taking in some of the best summits in the North Western Fells, including the wonderful Grasmoor, Whiteless Pike, Grisedale Pike and Hopegill Head

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  3. Coledale Horseshoe

    Regular Price: £25.00

    Special Price £22.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 16km / 10 miles
    Ascent: 1200m / 3700ft
    Duration: 7 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A long walk taking in plenty of tops, but with little exposure, and great views throughout

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  4. On the Whiteside ridge walking towards Hopegill Head

    Lanthwaite to Braithwaite

    £25.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 8.5km / 5 miles
    Ascent: 820m / 2700ft
    Duration: 5 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A steep start but then a fine ridge walk with great views

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